Seaton Burn Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting where one man was shot as he got out of his car in Seaton Burn on Friday.

Men bailed after Seaton Burn shooting arrests

Officers investigating a shooting at Seaton Burn have bailed two men who were arrested on Sunday January 6th.

In total eight people - seven men and a 25-year-old woman, have now been bailed.

The arrests followed the shooting of a man in the carpark of the Six Mile Bridge Inn on January 4th.

Enquiries are continuing into the shooting and more addresses are being visited and searched by police officers.

Increased police patrols are also taking place in the area to reassure the local community and appeal for further information.

The police investigation is focusing on internal disputes between criminals in the area and the shooting is not being treated as a random attack.

Anyone with any information in connection with the incident is asked to contact police on 101.

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Five arrests as part of Seaton Burn shooting investigation

Police investigating the shooting of a man in a pub car park in North Tyneside have made three more arrests, bringing the total to five.

The shooting happened at the Six Mile Bridge Inn in Seaton Burn yesterday afternoon. Northumbria Police say they've arrested four men and one woman. Police patrols have been increased in the area to reassure the local community.

The man who was shot is still being treated in hospital but his injuries are not though to be life-threatening. Anyone with information is being urged to contact Northumbria Police.

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Two arrests after Seaton Burn shooting

Police investigating the shooting of a man in the carpark of the Six Mile Bridge Inn in Seaton Burn at 4.12pm on Friday have made two arrests.

Northumbria Police say enquiries are continuing and officers have not ruled out the possibility of further arrests.

A statement by Northumbria Police said

"The shooting is not being treated as a random attack and at this stage it is being linked to organised criminality.

Police patrols have been increased in the area to reassure the local community."