SOMERTON SHOOTING: Second Newport man arrested
11:02am Friday 6th September 2013 in News
POLICE have arrested a 22-year-old Newport man on suspicion of attempted murder following the shooting and car chase on Somerton Road on Tuesday.
The 24-year-old man from Newport arrested on suspicion of attempted murder remains in police custody at this time.
The two men from Cardiff aged 22 and 24, arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.
Gwent Police are continuing the hunt for the firearm used in the incident, as well as a dark coloured 4x4 jeep type vehicle that was seen driving along Chepstow Road and onto Beechwood Road in the direction of St Julians and Christchurch.
They ask that anyone who was in the area between 11pm and midnight on Tuesday 3rd September and have information relating to the vehicle or the incident, to call 101 quoting log 586 03/09/13 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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