Paramilitary Style Shooting

  • 31 August 2016

Paramilitary Style Shooting

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Police are appealing for information following a paramilitary style shooting that occurred in the Culdaff Gardens area of Derry/Londonderry on the evening of Monday 29 August.

At approximately 10.35pm, police received a report that a 40 year old man had been shot in both ankles in the area. It is believed that four masked men were involved in the shooting. The man was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

Chief Inspector Gordon McCalmont said: "I would ask anyone with information about this shooting to contact detectives at Strand Road Police Station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 1403 of 29/08/16. If you would prefer to provide information anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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.