Arrests Over Separate Newcastle Shootings

Two men are facing charges..

4 July 2018

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Charges have been laid over separate shootings in Newcastle recently where two people were injured.

A 25 year old man was shot in the thigh outside a house in Buruda Street, Mayfield West on May 1.

While a 24 year old man suffered gunshot wounds at Waratah West on June 13.

Police launched an investigation into both shootings and have made two arrests overnight.

A 33 year old man was taken into custody after getting off a flight at Sydney airport.

A 20 year old man was arrested at a home in Thornton.

They've both been refused bail to face Newcastle Local Court today on shooting and firearm charges.


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