South East Wales

Newport shooting: Second man charged with attempted murder

Police activity at the scene of the Newport shooting
Two men were hurt after pellets were fired and a car crashed

A 20-year-old man from Newport has been charged with three counts of attempted murder after a shooting in the city.

The incident happened in Chepstow Road on 3 September at 23:30 BST.

A 22-year-old Newport man has already been charged with three counts of attempted murder and appeared before Caerphilly magistrates on 9 September.

The 20-year-old is expected to appear in court on Thursday morning.

Police made arrests after three people were taken to hospital following the crash in Chepstow Road when a car was shot at.

Meanwhile, two men aged 22 and 24 from the Newport area, who were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, remain on police bail pending further inquiries.

Two other men from the Cardiff area, aged 22 and 24, who were arrested on suspicion of drugs offences, also remain on bail.

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