Detectives close in on 'mystery' shooter at Aberglasslyn

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By Sam Rigney
Updated January 21 2022 - 1:55am, first published 1:54am
DEVELOPMENT: Detectives investigating a shooting at Aberglasslyn in March have released CCTV images of a man wanted for questioning.

NEARLY a year after a mystery man appeared from behind a wall during a brawl outside a house at Aberglasslyn and shot 34-year-old victim Scott Papworth in the stomach, detectives are closing in on the gunman.

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Sam Rigney

Court Reporter

Sam began his Newcastle Herald career as a night police reporter in 2011. He is an experienced court reporter who has won two national court reporting awards, including the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Court Reporting for his coverage of the Hunter's worst serial rapist. Before working at the Herald, Sam was a sports journalist with the Maitland Mercury where he won awards for his coverage of the Newcastle Rugby League salary cap scandal. Sam is a Novocastrian born-and-bred.