A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two men were found shot dead on an industrial estate in the West Midlands.

The two victims, in their late 20s or early 30s, were gunned down off Moor Street in Dudley, West Midlands shortly after 1pm on Wednesday, police believe.

They were pronounced dead at the scene after their bodies were found in a parked car at 3.30pm. They are yet to be formally identified.

A suspect, in his 30s, was detained after a vehicle was stopped on Hunter Street in Carnforth, Lancashire, at around 11.30am on Thursday.

He was arrested on suspicion of murder and is being questioned in custody.



A post mortem examination is scheduled to take place tomorrow.

The industrial estate has been sealed off, with cordons in place.

West Midlands Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Detective Chief Inspector Jim Munro from our Homicide Unit: ‘This is a fast moving investigation, a real team effort involving officers who’ve worked around the clock since the discovery of the bodies to trace the person we believe is responsible.

‘The arrest is a significant development but our enquiries continue and I would appeal to anyone with information about what’s happened, or anyone who was in the area at the time and saw or heard anything suspicious, to get in touch.’

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