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Arrests Over Separate Newcastle Shootings

Two men are facing charges..

Arrests Over Separate Newcastle Shootings The crime scene following the Waratah West shooting on June 13 (Carey Harris)

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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