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England fan ‘shoots man after Scotland game before smashing car into pub injuring four people’

An England fan ‘shoots a man after the Scotland game before smashing his car into a pub injuring four people’ including a pregnant woman.

There are claims that a row played out after the game and the male got out of a silver Volvo and fired shots from a BB gun which left a man with an injured leg.

He then drove at the building based in Gigmill, Stourbridge, West Midlands, and crashed into a man and three women.

The shocking incident happened at 10pm on Friday night – minutes after the final whistle of England’s dismal 0-0 draw with Scotland.

One of the women is understood to be six months pregnant as mentioned, whilst the man and one woman, both in their 20s, suffered serious leg injuries and are being treated in hospital. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Two other women are also being treated in hospital for less serious injuries.

The driver then fled the scene and West Midlands police have launched a manhunt to find him.

One source said: “The guy lost the plot after the match.

“It all kicked off. He had a massive row and all hell broke lose. He lost it and started firing shots and then just drove at a group of people.

“One of the women was six months pregnant.

“People were lucky to be alive. It was carnage.”

Another said: “It was carnage down there. I Just walked down for a nose. Police cars and sirens were screaming down South Road in Stourbridge at around 10pm.

“Football fans in shock spilled out into the road. There was at least four ambulances, unmarked police, distressed football fans, six police cars and a chopper.“

The scene has been sealed off and the Volvo is being seized for forensic examination.

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Neighbourhood officers are also patrolling the area to offer reassurance to residents.

An eyewitnesses told BlackCountryLive that she heard a ‘bang and then lots of screaming’ outside the pub which was described as a family venue. Around 10 ambulances and police vehicles rushed to the area and a police helicopter was heard overhead.

Detective Sergeant Paul Jeffs from Brierley Hill CID, said “This is a serious incident involving both a firearm and a vehicle and four people have been injured.

“We believe that this was a targeted attack and quick-time investigations are being carried out to establish the whereabouts of the driver of the Volvo.

“We would ask anyone who has any information or dash cam from around the time of the incident, and who has not already spoken with officers, to get in touch.”

Whilst reports state than an England fan ‘shoots a man after the Scotland game before smashing a car into the pub injuring four people’, a Scot in London was sent to A&E following a serious fall.

A 27 year old male fell from a four-floor hotel room window with officers called to the Corus Hotel located on Lancaster Gate in Hyde Park at 9.40pm on Friday night, after reports a guest was throwing items from a window onto the street.

The 27-year-old man then plunged from the fourth-floor hotel window and had injuries to his hands.

Police arrested him on suspicion of affray and he has been detained, with two officers injured while detaining him and a taser was issued.

He was rushed to hospital but his condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

The hotel has now been cordoned off by police who are continuing their investigation.

A City of Westminster Police spokesperson said: “We were called at around 9.40pm on Friday to a man throwing items from the window of a hotel in Lancaster Gate, W2.

“It was also reported that the man had injuries to his hands.

“Officers attended the location and detained a 27-year-old man after he fell from a fourth-floor window.

“We believe his fall was broken by structures at a lower level.

“Two officers were injured detaining the man; a Taser was discharged.

“He was arrested on suspicion of affray.

“The man has been taken to hospital for treatment.

“His condition is not believed to be life-threatening. He will soon be discharged from hospital to be taken into police custody.”

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called last night at 20:40pm, June 18, to reports of an incident at the Corus Hotel in Lancaster Gate.

“We sent a number of resources to the scene including an ambulance, an incident response officer and the London Air Ambulance car.

“A man on scene who had fallen from the second floor was assessed and conveyed to hospital.”

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