Man Arrested In Connection With Banbridge Shooting

A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident in Banbridge on Friday 12 April.

Detectives investigating the shooting incident carried out a search of two properties in the Mullaghbawn and Banbridge areas on Wednesday, 17 April. The searches and arrest are part of an ongoing investigation into the shooting of a man, aged in his 40s, in a car park at Rathfriland Road in Banbridge on Friday evening. The injured man remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.
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The 39-year-old was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and remains in police custody at this time.

A number of items were recovered and have been taken away for further examination.

Officers continue to appeal for information and would ask anyone with any information which could assist with their enquiries to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1683 12/04/24. Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. You can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.

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