A 19-year-old teenager killed in a ‘drive-by’ shooting near a nursery has been named by police.

Abdul Wahid Xasan, from Foleshill Coventry, died from gunshot wounds to his back as he walked to the Hillfields area at 2.30pm yesterday.

Two teenagers, a 15-year-old boy and 19-year-old man, have been arrested and are being questioned by officers. Police think that the shots may have been fired from a black VW Golf R, with light coloured or silver wing mirrors and five spoke alloy wheels.

A car found burnt out in London Road yesterday evening is believed to be the one which may have been used.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: ‘Our sympathies remain with Abdul’s family as they try to come to terms with this horrific crime.

‘They are being supported by specialist officers as we continue to find the answers they deserve and bring Abdul’s killers to justice.’

They said this morning: ‘Two teenagers have been arrested in early morning raids at addresses in Coventry today.”A man, aged 19, and a 15-year-old boy were taken into custody and will be questioned about the murder of a 19-year-old man, who died from gunshot wounds to his back as he walked along Harnall Lane and into Adelaide Street in Hillfields just after 2.30pm yesterday. A car found burnt out in London Road yesterday evening is believed to be the one used. Pictured: Police gathered near the scene todayPolice said they were investigating the possibility that the shots were fired from a black VW Golf R, with […]

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