A man has been arrested following investigations into a shooting at Wallsend.
Early Tuesday morning, police responded to reports a shot had been fired through the front window of a Platt Street home.
Three adults and three children were home at the time but escaped unharmed.
Shortly before 1 o’clock Wednesday morning, officers stopped a stolen car at Broadmeadow and discovered a shortened shotgun, ammunition and a small amount of cannabis.
The 25-year-old male driver has been charged with several firearms offences as well as car theft and intimidation.
His passenger, a 22-year-old woman, was issued with a cannabis caution and released from police custody.