June 19, 2020 5.00 pm This story is over 41 months old

Man named and charged after Newark shooting

Man charged with attempted murder

The man who was arrested for attempted murder following a shooting in Newark has been named and charged.

Rudolph Price, 50, of Tolney Lane in Newark, allegedly shot a man in his 30s and also attacked him with a knife on Wednesday, June 17.

The victim has been taken to hospital and has since been discharged after suffering non-life-threatening injuries.

Price remains in custody and will face court for attempted murder with a deadly weapon on Friday, June 19.

Inspector Heather Sutton, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a targeted and isolated incident that has been investigated very swiftly.

“I understand that incidents involving firearms can cause considerable alarm, but I would like to stress that they are incredibly rare in the Newark area.”

“We have maintained a heightened presence in the area throughout the week to further reassure local residents, who I would like to thank for their patience and cooperation at what I know has been a difficult time.”

People with additional information are being asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 471 of June 17.