The terrifying incident happened at around 10pm last night in Stourbridge (Image: SWNS)
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Four people have been injured after shots were fired and a hit-and-run driver ‘drove into a crowd’ outside a busy pub.
The shocking attack happened at the Gigmill pub in Norton, Stourbridge, at around 10pm last night.
Police said a man was shot in the leg, while three women were injured after a silver Volvo drove at a group standing on steps outside the pub.
The driver, believed to have been armed with a BB gun, fled the scene following the attack, which police have described as "targeted".
A manhunt has been launched, with witnesses urged to come forward.
A woman 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.
The attack happened outside a Stourbridge pub at around 10pm
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One of the injured women is six months pregnant, Birmingham Live reports.
A witness who saw the shocking attack unfoldhttps://www.thesun.co.uk/news/uknews/15327221/england-fan-shoots-man-car-pub-injuring-pregnant-woman/
: “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."
An eyewitnesses told BlackCountryLive 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.
West Midlands Police said the driver fled the scene and they are carrying out enquiries to find him.
The scene has now been sealed off and the Volvo is being seized for forensic examination.
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.
Police are investigating following the shooting and hit-and-run
"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.“
Brewer’s Marston’s which operates the pub has confirmed it will remain closed as investigations continue.
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."
Anyone with any information can message police via live chat at west-midlands.police.uk, call 101 or speak anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting crime number 20/1029616/21.