Appeal after report of shots fired in Kilkeel

  • 30 March 2021

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Detectives investigating an incident in Kilkeel last night (Monday 29th March) are appealing for information. 

Police received a report at approximately 11:40pm that shots had been fired at a home in the Fearon Close area. 

Detective Inspector Handley said: "There were four people in the house at the time, and it is fortunate that no-one was injured in this reckless attack.  Those responsible have shown a blatant disregard for life,  and an investigation into this sinister crime is underway to establish what happened and who is responsible. We are also working to establish a motive. 

"We are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area last night and who saw or heard any suspicious activity, or has information about what happened, to call our detectives in Ardmore. The number to call is 101, quoting reference number 2329 of 29/03/21." 

You can also submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or online at

We are keen to hear from witnesses of this incident

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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