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Shooting on Tyneside

Northumbria police areappealing for anyone with information to come forward after a suspected shooting in Benton yesterday.

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Police appeal after suspected shooting on Tyneside

Officers were called to the Wheatsheaf pub in Benton at about 5pm yesterday. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Northumbria police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after a suspected shooting in Benton yesterday.

Officers were called to the Wheatsheaf pub at about 5pm after reports of a disturbance in the car park.

A man in his 40s was found with a suspected gunshot wound and taken to hospital.

No arrests have yet been made.

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