CCTV released of man who set fire to getaway car used in Small Heath shooting

Police have released a CCTV image of a man who set fire to a car used as a getaway vehicle in a Birmingham shooting.

The man caught on CCTV

The man caught on CCTV

The grey Audi A4 was torched on Adderley Road on July 4th. The vehicle – registration OU03 HGA – had been stolen two days earlier from Bordesley Green.

On July 3rd it was used as the getaway car in the attempted murder of a 33-year-old man who was shot in the chest on Arthur Street in Small Heath.

Qasim Hussain, aged 25, of no fixed address, has been charged with wounding and possession of a firearm. Suliman Mohammed, also aged 25 from Whitmore Road, Birmingham, was charged with the same offences plus two counts of possession with intent to supply class A drugs after heroin and crack cocaine were seized from his address.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “The man caught on CCTV torching the vehicle used in the shooting is neither Hussain nor Mohammed, and we are now urgently appealing to trace this individual.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting crime number 20BW/140221X/17.

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