MAN SHOT IN THE ARM
February 25, 2011 at 11:21 am
Police have arrested a man following the shooting of another man at Belmont North this morning.
About 3am, a 28-year-old man was inside the lounge room of his home in Marion Place with two friends when a black Ford Falcon XR6 pulled into the driveway.
The man went outside to investigate and a shot was fired striking him in the arm.
The injured man ran inside before three more shots were fired into the house and the armed man fled in the stolen Ford.
Police and NSW Ambulance Paramedics attended the scene and the man was taken to the John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.
About 4am, police were driving along Scenic Drive, Merewether when they saw the stolen black Ford Falcon.
The car was stopped and a 38-year-old man arrested and taken to Newcastle Police Station.
A woman, who was a passenger in the car, ran from the vehicle and a search was set up.
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