A home in Newcastle Road, Jesmond is a crime scene following an early morning shooting.
A 27 year old man suffered gunshot wounds to his left leg and left hand.
He's about to undergo surgery in the John Hunter, where he's listed as being in a serious but stable condition.
Police have canvassed the area, seizing several items for forensic examination.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.