Latest: people involved in suspected shooting on Tyneside "knew each other"

The Wheatsheaf pub in Benton, scene of last night's suspected shooting.
The Wheatsheaf pub in Benton, scene of last night's suspected shooting. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Police say the people involved in the suspected shooting at Benton yesterday (December 14) know each other.

A man in his 40s is currently in hospital.

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Shooting on Tyneside

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