19/12/2019

Shots Fired At Family Home In Omagh

A woman and two children have been left shaken after a number of shots were fired at a house in Omagh.

A family home in the Clonmore Gardens area was targeted at around 6pm on Wednesday evening, 18 December.

Shots were fired through the kitchen and upstairs bedroom window of the house. The family inside at the time managed to escape injury.
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Police have condemned the incident. A spokesperson said: "This was a reckless attack on a family home with no regard to the lives of those inside or anyone living nearby."

Anyone who witnessed the shooting or has any information that may assist enquiries is urged to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference 1669 of 18/12/19. Details can also be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



(JG/CM)

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