28/02/2017

Shots Fired At House In L'Derry

A number of people have escaped injury following a shooting attack at a house in Co L'Derry.

The incident happened in the Cornshell Fields area shortly after 11pm on Monday, 27 February.

No one is believed to have been injured.

Detective Constable Emma Marshall said: "Detectives are investigating and are particularly keen to trace a white vehicle observed driving in the area around the time of the incident.
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"We are appealing to anyone who may have any information regarding this incident to contact detectives at Strand Road Police Station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 1312 on 27/02/2017."

Sinn Féin's Elisha McCallion condemned the attack.

She said: "Thankfully no one was injured in this incident but it must have been a frightening experience for those in the house and those living nearby.

"There can be no place for the use of guns on our streets.

"I would call on anyone with information on this incident to bring it forward to the PSNI."

(CD)

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