A man was being treated in hospital after he was shot in the leg after an incident in North Tyneside.
Northumbria Police said they received information about an organised fight in Wallsend on Thursday evening.
As officers were investigating, they received a report of an injured man in the Willington Quay area.
A force spokesman said a 25-year-old man was discharged from hospital on Friday. He added that those involved in the incident were known to each other.