28/03/2018

Five Men Charged Over Gun Attack In Newry

Five men have been charged in connection with a gun attack in Newry.

Shots were fired at a house in the Altmore Gardens area shortly before 9.30pm on Monday, 26 March.

Damage was caused to the front window of the house, however no-one was injured.
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The five suspects have been charged with a number of offences including aiding and abetting, possession of firearm in suspicious circumstances, possession of an offensive weapon, and obstructing police and assisting offenders.

They are due to appear before Newry Magistrates Court today, Wednesday, 28 March.

(CD/MH)

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