Sharif Cousins, a former gang member, understood to be in induced coma and police watchdog is investigating incident

A man who was hospitalised after being shot by police in Birmingham has been named locally as Sharif Cousins, a former gang member who set up a youth charity.

West Midlands police said a firearm was discharged by an officer at about 9pm on Wednesday, resulting in one man being taken to hospital. Another man was arrested for suspected firearm offences.

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