Man arrested in connection with Bayswater shooting

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POLICE have arrested a 23-year-old man connected to the shooting of a woman in Bayswater last week.

A 24-year-old Yangebup woman received a gunshot to her upper body last Tuesday at 2.45pm.

The woman was in a vehicle with a man when the incident occurred.

Police carried out a search warrant at a residence on Whatley Crescent in Bayswater and seized drugs and drug paraphernalia.

A 23-year-old man has been charged with drug, drug paraphernalia and weapon possession, cultivation of a prohibited drug and causing bodily harm or danger.

It is understood the charges do not relate to the shooting itself.

He is due to appear in Perth Magistrates’ Court today.

If you have information call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.