The aftermath of Derwentside Albert Dryden planning row shooting


Twenty years ago a row over planning permission led to the fatal shooting of a council officer in front of television cameras.

Albert Dryden shot dead Derwentside District Council's chief planning officer Harry Collinson and wounded a BBC TV reporter and a police officer.

Dryden was jailed for life with a minimum tariff of 13 years and has not been released.

Look North reporter Tony Belmont described being shot in the report from June 1991.

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