Police search for driver of silver Mercedes as a man is shot at in Nuneaton

Officers are searching the area to see if it was a legitimate firearm.

Officers were alerted to reports of a firearm discharge in Queen Elizabeth Road – between the junctions with Edinburgh Way and Damselfly Court – after a report that a shot was fired at around 8.30 pm yesterday (Sunday 16 January).

Nobody was injured in the incident.

The suspect was reported to be driving a silver Mercedes coupe-style car.

Detective Sergeant Paul Sartoris said: "This is an extremely concerning incident and we have launched an investigation to establish exactly what has taken place. A search of the area is ongoing which will help us establish whether this was a legitimate firearm or not.

"It is important we hear from any witnesses, anyone with information or anyone who has CCTV or dashcam footage from the time of the incident."

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting incident 299 of 16 January 2022. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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