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Dangerous gunman handed life sentence after Tup Tup Palace shooting

Sep 22, 2018 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

A dangerous criminal who fired a shotgun outside of a busy Newcastle nightclub has received a life sentence.

Michael Dixon, 50, was found guilty of conspiracy to possess a firearm with intent to endanger life by a jury at the Old Bailey in London last month (August).

The incident happened in June 2015 when a silver motorcycle pulled up outside Tup Tup Palace on St Nicholas Street.

It was 10.30pm on a busy Saturday in the city centre when motorcyclist Dixon brandished a shotgun ...