Police appeal after suspected shooting on Tyneside

Officers were called to the Wheatsheaf pub in Benton at about 5pm yesterday.
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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Shooting on Tyneside

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