25/11/2020

Man Shot Through His Front Door In Coleraine

Police have issued an appeal for information following a shooting incident in Coleraine, Co L'Derry last night.

Two shots were fired through the front door of a house in the Churchlands Road area at about 10.30pm on Tuesday 24 November. A man who was in the house at the time had heard at knock at the door but not opened it. It is understood that he was struck when the shots were fired through the door. He is being treated in hospital but no further information on his injuries has been released.
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Police have said that two men were seen fleeing the scene towards the Winston Way area.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the shooting, or anyone who may have seen the men before or after incident to contact them.

Condemning the incident, Sinn Féin MLA Caoimhe Archibald said: "I condemn the gun attack in the Heights area of Coleraine which has left a man in hospital.

"There is no place for guns on our streets or actions like this.

"These actions should stop immediately and those responsible should get off the backs of the community.

"Anyone with information should bring it forward to police."

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