BY JARROD MELMETH
Police are appealing for dashcam footage as they continue to investigate a fatal shooting at Cooks Hill on Thursday afternoon.
Emergency services were called to a Unit on Darby Street at about 12:45pm where a 40-year-old man had been fatally shot.
Police have been told two people – a man and a woman – were seen running from the scene shortly after
Anyone who was in the vicinity of Darby Street, and nearby Parkway Avenue, Tooke and Brooks Streets who may have dashcam footage is being urged to contact Newcastle Police or Crime Stoppers.
BY IAN CROUCH
A man has died after being shot at Cooks Hill on Thursday afternoon.
Emergency services were called to a unit block in Darby Street at about 12.45pm where they found a man inside a unit with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Despite the best efforts of paramedics, he died at the scene.
Police say the man is yet to be formally identified.
Newcastle Police Commander, Superintendent Wayne Humphrey told reporters there were a number of people inside the unit at the time who’ve taken off and they are being sought by Police for questioning.
He said witnesses have told them a male and a female were seen running from the unit block around the time of the shooting and the man had blood on his face.
Anyone who saw the pair near the intersection of Parkway Avenue is urged to contact Newcastle Police or Crime Stoppers immediately on 1800 333 000.