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10/08/2017

PSNI Release Images Following Shooting In Co L'Derry

The PSNI have released two images from the scene of a paramilitary-style shooting in Co L'Derry.

A 33-year-old man was shot in the legs and abdomen in the Lisfannon Park area on Tuesday, 08 August.

Launching a fresh appeal, police revealed new photos including one of the bullets that was fired at the victim.

The man is being treated in hospital, however his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police are also appealing for information on the movements of the victim's car.
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Superintendent Gordon McCalmont said: "These images show the aftermath of the attack on this young man including a close-up of one of the bullets that was shot into his body.

"While his injuries have been described as non-life threatening the impact this will have on this man and his family cannot be underestimated.

"Our enquiries are still at an early stage however we do have a specific appeal to make around the movements of the victim's car.

"We would really like to hear from anyone who was on Westland Street from around 9.20pm last night and saw a white Kia Sportage parked in the area.

"Did you see anyone approach the vehicle or notice anything suspicious that could help with our investigation?"

(CD)

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