Four men arrested over double shooting on Wearside

Police have made further arrests in connection with a shooting on Wearside which injured two men.

The victims, aged 36 and 37, were taken to hospital after being attacked in the Washington area early on Sunday.

Northumbria Police said four men aged 49, 40, 30 and 26, were arrested at addresses in Sunderland, Gateshead and South Tyneside on Wednesday.

A 37-year-old man arrested earlier on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm has been bailed.

Both victims have since been released from hospital after treatment for gunshot wounds.

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