Appeal For Information On Portadown Shooting Incident

Police have issued an appeal for information after a shot was reportedly fired at a house in Portadown, Co Armagh.

In what has been described as a "reckless attack", police have said that a shot was fired at the front window of the house on Loughgall Road at about 00:25.

It is understood that a woman was inside the property at the time, but was uninjured.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact police.
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Condemning the incident, DUP MLA Jonathan Buckley said: "This was a disgraceful attack on the home of an elderly woman. Shooting indiscriminately through at a window is a reckless and murderous action. The lady in question had only just left the living room at the time of the attack and my thoughts are with her at this time.

"There can be no place for such actions in our society and those responsible must be held accountable. I would encourage anyone who may have information in relation to this incident to contact the police using the 101 number."

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