Tyne & Wear

Sixth arrest after shooting in Walker, Newcastle

Scene of shooting
Image caption The man was shot in the vicinity of Monkchester Road on 16 April

Another man has been arrested over the shooting of a man in Newcastle.

The 22-year-old, held on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, is the sixth person to be detained in the investigation.

Inquiries began on 16 April after a 24-year-old man sustained a bullet wound to the arm, near Monkchester Road, Walker.

Four men and one woman in their 20s and 30s have already been arrested in relation to the shooting and bailed.

Police have appealed for information from anyone who saw a man on a black BMX bike in the area on the evening of 16 April.

The victim was treated Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary, before being released.

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