Tyne & Wear

Men sought over North Tyneside street shooting

Michael Curran, left, Philip Croney, centre and Terry March
Image caption Police want to speak to Michael Curran, Philip Croney and Terry March

Police investigating the shooting of a man on Tyneside have released details of three men they want to speak to.

Paul Borg, 25, received wounds to his leg in Willington Quay on Thursday after what police said was an organised fight among two groups of men.

Two men were later arrested. One, aged 25, was charged with a public order offence. A 19-year-old is in custody.

Police said they wanted to talk to Michael Curran, 30, Philip Croney, 22 and Terry March, 29, urgently.

Mr Borg is recovering under police protection after being treated in hospital.

Northumbria Police said a car matching the description of a Renault Clio seen leaving the scene of the shooting had been seized.

A search is still being carried out for the gun.

A force spokesman said: "Officers want to speak to Terry March, Michael Curran and Philip Croney, as we believe they can help with inquiries into the shooting.

"The three men are urged to contact Northumbria Police as soon as possible.

"Members of the public are warned not to approach them and anyone who may have any information as to their whereabouts is asked to contact police immediately."

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