Woman charged over Gateshead shooting - Lake Macquarie

Thursday, 02 November 2023 10:11:30 AM

A woman will appear in court tomorrow, charged following an investigation into a shooting in the Lake Macquarie area earlier this year.

About 2am on Thursday 21 September 2023, emergency services were called to a home on Cassia Crescent, Gateshead, following reports of a shooting.

Officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District arrived to find a man and woman had suffered gunshot wounds.

The 42-year-old man and 32-year-old woman were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to John Hunter for treatment.

A crime scene was established, and an investigation led by Lake Macquarie Detectives was commenced.

On Monday 25 September 2023, a 31-year-old male was charged with offences relating to the investigation and remains before the courts.

Following extensive inquiries and an appeal for information, detectives arrested a woman at a property on Bousfield Street, Wallsend, around 2.30pm yesterday (Wednesday 1 November 2023).

The 25-year-old woman was taken to Waratah Police Station and charged with shoot at with intent to murder and discharge firearm etc intend cause grievous bodily harm.

She was bail refused to appear before Newcastle Local Court today (Thursday 2 November 2023).