Seaton Burn car park shooting: Four more arrested

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Four more arrests have been made by police investigating the shooting of a man in a pub car park on Friday.

The 54-year-old was shot in the back as he got out of his car at the Six Mile Bridge Inn in Seaton Burn, Tyneside.

A Northumbria Police spokeswoman said the attack was "believed to involve internal disputes between criminals in the area".

Five men aged 21, 22, 23, 47 and 52, and a 25-year-old woman, have now been arrested and are being questioned.

Police said the man who was shot was still in hospital but his injuries were not life threatening.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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