InDaily InDaily

Support independent Journalism Donate Subscribe
Support independent journalism

Local

Man wanted for Newton shooting found dead

Local

A man wanted over yesterday’s shooting in Adelaide’s north-east has been found dead.

Print article

Police say the man’s body was found near the River Torrens about 9.30pm last night, several hours after they located his car on Gorge Rd.

They allege the deceased was wanted over a shooting at a Newton house yesterday, in which an 81-year-old man was shot in the arm and leg.

The shooting triggered a five-hour search for the gunman, including Star Group officers doing a sweep of nearby houses.

The elderly victim remains in a stable condition at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Police say he knew the deceased.

A woman from the same address, a relative of the victim, was also admitted to hospital suffering from shock.

In a statement overnight, police said they were preparing a report for the Coroner.

Make a comment View comment guidelines

Local News Matters

Media diversity is under threat in Australia – nowhere more so than in South Australia. The state needs more than one voice to guide it forward and you can help with a donation of any size to InDaily. Your contribution goes directly to helping our journalists uncover the facts. Please click below to help InDaily continue to uncover the facts.

Donate today
Powered by PressPatron

More Local stories

Loading next article