BREAKING: Stratford Road Murder


Victim Named as Ikram Elahi

The victim of yesterday’s horrific murder on Stratford Road has been named locally as Ikram Elahi.


It is understood Mr Elahi, who was aged in his mid 20s, was married with young children.


It is claimed he was shot in the neck in the incident last night, which also left another man with gunshot wounds and a third with knife wounds.


Sparkbrook remains cordoned off. Police have sealed off Grantham Road and Farm Road.


Two other men were taken to hospital, one with a gunshot wound and one with knife injuries.


Police are currently investigating the incident which started at around 7.30pm last night and a number of arrests have been made following the disorder.


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