19/04/2016

Man 'Critical' Following Shooting In Co L'Derry

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after he was shot twice in the leg in Co L'Derry.

The attack happened in Magowan Park shortly after 9pm on Monday.

The man is being treated in hospital for two gunshot wounds to his right leg.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

Sinn Fein MLA Maeve McLaughlin said:Ms McLaughlin said: "The perpetrators of this attack have nothing to offer but fear and intimidation.
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"These attacks have been rejected by our communities and they have no place in the new Ireland we are trying to build. 

"Our thoughts are obviously with the man who has been injured and his family and I would urge anyone with any information to bring it to the PSNI immediately."

(CD)


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