Tyne & Wear

Shots fired on Newcastle street during disturbance

A firearm has been used during a disturbance on a Newcastle street, police have said.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, which happened just after midnight on Saturday on Westmorland Road.

It is believed the shots were fired into the ground and no-one was injured, a Northumbria Police spokeswoman said.

Detective would like to speak to anyone who saw a yellow Fiat Punto or blue Honda Civic in the area at time.

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