Police are appealing for information after a man was shot in Newcastle.
At 5:56pm on Saturday, May 30, police received a report from the ambulance service that a man had been shot inside an address in Scarborough Road.
Officers attended the scene and a 32-year-old man was taken to hospital with two gun shot wounds to his leg and a minor head injury. He is in a serious but stable condition.
Police believe that this has been anisolated incident and that there is no threat to any members of the public, however extra officers are in the Scarborough Road area this evening carryingout enquiries and reassuring local residents.
Anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident and who witnessed any suspicious people or vehicles, or anyone with any information, is asked to contact police on 101 ext69191 quoting reference number 915 30/05/15 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.