Shots fired at gun crime cops
FIVE men have been arrested after police were shot at during an operation to tackle gun crime.
West Midlands Police said an unmarked car was targeted in Birmingham just after midnight in the early hours of Tuesday.
The force said shots were fired at the vehicle in the Ladywood area of the city.
None of the officers was hit.
Five people were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
A car thought to have been used in the shooting was recovered in West Bromwich.
Assistant chief constable Sarah Boycott, of West Midlands Police, said: “It is unusual that officers should come under attack in this way.”