A man found with fatal injuries in a car in Saltley has been named as Muhammed Sohail.
Sohail, 25 years-old was found in a car in Wright Road at around 12.45am on Saturday morning (February 19), paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.
His family said: “As a family, we feel great sadness and despair at the loss of our beloved Sohail. We ask anyone who has any information about the taking of Sohail’s life to contact the police.”
A postmortem carried out on Sunday found that he died from a gunshot wound. His devastated family are being supported by specialist officers who are keeping them updated.
Officers are speaking to witnesses and reviewing CCTV footage from around the area. Police have also set up a dedicated contact portal for anyone who has information to get in touch with the investigation team.
Detective Inspector Adam Jobson, from Force CID, said: “This is a shocking incident and our thoughts are with Muhammed’s family and friends. We are following a number of lines of enquiry and have already spoken with a number of witnesses but we’d urge anyone who has not yet talked to us, but thinks they may information, to get in touch.
“As we continue to establish exactly what happened, we’d ask anyone with CCTV, dashcam or doorbell camera footage from the area over Saturday night and into Sunday morning to contact us or use the link below to upload the footage. If you have any information to help the investigation, via Live Chat on our website west-midlands.police.uk/contact-us/live-chat quoting investigation number 20/234032/22.
“If you don’t want to talk to us, you can tell the charity Crimestoppers what you know. Call them on 0800 555 111 – you may be entitled to a reward. Upload your CCTV, dashcam or doorbell footage using this link: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/20HQ21J72-PO1