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South Shields residents shocked by Tipu Sultan shooting

People in South Shields have spoken of their shock at the death of Tipu Sultan.

The 32-year-old father of two was found with a gunshot wound at the back of the Herbs n Spice Kitchen in Lake Avenue, which his family had run for more than 10 years, on Tuesday night.

He received treatment but was pronounced dead at the scene.

Phil Connell reports.