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Man Charged Over Newcastle Shooting
A man has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting in Byker.
29 year old John Mario Thompson is due in front of Magistrates this morning following the attack in May.
The 32-year-old victim was shot inside a house on Scarborough Road in Byker.
UPDATED 31st May 2015
A 32-year-old man's been taken to hospital with two gun shot wounds to his leg and a minor head injury on Saturday, 30th May.
He is in a serious but stable condition.
Police believe that this has been an isolated incident and that there is no threat to any members of the public, however extra officers are in the Scarborough Road area this evening carrying out enquiries and reassuring local residents.
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