Shooting Incident, Gilford, Co Down
18 Jul 2009
Shortly after 4.30am this morning Police received a report that a Range Rover vehicle had been stolen from a house in the Tullygally area of Craigavon by a man who threatened the occupant of the house with a petrol bomb.
Officers travelling in a patrol car shortly after 5.00am came upon the stolen vehicle in Gilford. One shot was discharged by a Police Officer striking the driver of the vehicle who has been taken to hospital with an injury to his abdomen. His condition is described as not life threatening.
The incident has been referred to the Police Ombudsman for independent investigation.