The terrifying moment a man with a gun opens
fire as he drives past a casino in Newcastle.
It’s all captured on CCTV.
Ronald Turkington carried out the drive-by
shooting on the city centre casino after being
asked by security staff to leave.
Turkington left but while doing so made threats
to staff saying “I’ll have you finished tonight.
You’ll not be working tomorrow.”
A short time later he returned in his car.
And opened fire while driving the wrong way
down Stowell Street in the city’s China Town.
A police van was nearby and an officer took
a note of Turkington’s car registration, which
eventually lead to his arrest.
He pleaded guilty to possession of an imitation
firearm with an intent to cause fear of violence
at Newcastle Crown Court. He was jailed for