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Last Updated: Saturday, 28 February, 2004, 14:00 GMT
Gun discharged in pub incident
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The victim is thought to in his early 20s
A man has been taken to hospital and five people have been arrested after a disturbance at a pub in which a gun was fired.

West Midlands Police say a gang entered the Gaiety on Crocketts Lane, Smethwick, at 0555 GMT looking for someone who was not found inside.

Shortly afterwards a gun was discharged outside the pub.

A man was taken to hospital, but it is not clear whether his injuries are connected to the disturbance.

It is thought his injuries are not life-threatening.

Police are currently questioning the five men and appeal to anyone who was in or around the Gaiety pub last night, to contact them.

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