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Volvo is drove into crowd gathered outside pub after England game in 'targeted attack'

A pregnant woman is among four people injured after a car was driven into a crowd gathered outside a pub after last night's England game in a 'targeted attack', police say. 

The driver - who has not been identified - first fired shots from a BB gun at the Gigmill pub in Stourbridge, West Midlands, around 10pm last night.

The pellets hit a man in the leg causing a minor injury, West Midlands Police confirmed.

The driver then got back in his car and drove it towards a group standing on steps outside the pub before fleeing the scene.

Three women and a man have been injured after a car (pictured today) was driven into a crowd gathered outside a pub after last night's England game in a 'targeted attack', police say

The driver - who has not been identified - first fired shots from a BB gun at the Gigmill pub in Stourbridge, West Midlands, around 10pm last night. Pictured: Forensic officers at the scene today

Three women and a man were injured in the attack and all four were rushed to hospital. One of the women is pregnant, reports suggest.

A woman and the man, both in their 20s, suffered serious leg injuries and are being treated . Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. 

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

The pellets hit a man in the leg causing a minor injury, West Midlands Police confirmed. Pictured: Police at the scene today

The driver then got back in his car (pictured) and drove it towards a group standing on steps outside the pub

Three women and a man were injured in the attack and all four were rushed to hospital. Pictured: Police at the scene today

One of the women and the man, both in their 20s, suffered serious leg injuries and are being treated in hospital. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Pictured: The car today

House-to-house enquiries are continuing and CCTV from around the area is being retrieved police.

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

Detective Sergeant Paul Jeffs 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.'

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