Shot man found in Northumberland road

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A man is recovering in hospital after being shot in Northumberland.

The 34-year-old was found in New Ridley Road, Stocksfield, on Friday night with a gunshot wound to the shoulder, Northumbria Police said.

A spokesman for the force said the man was taken to Newcastle General Hospital, where his condition was described as stable.

No-one else was reported injured in the incident. Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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