21/06/2024

Investigation Launched After Shots Fired At Coleraine House

Detectives have launched an investigation after a report of shots being fired at a house in the Glenvara Drive area of Coleraine.

On Thursday 20 June, police received a report that a number of shots had been fired through the front window of a house at around 11.30pm.

Detective Chief Inspector Kerry Brennan said: "This was a particularly reckless attack in a built up area and thankfully a man and woman who were in the house at the time of the incident were not injured.

"We are lucky that we are not investigating a murder this morning. There is no place in society for criminals who think they have the right to put the community at risk in this way.
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"Our investigation has commenced and we are keen to speak to anyone who was in the Glenvara Drive area on Thursday evening and who may have noticed any suspicious activity, or captured dash-cam or doorbell footage, which could help the investigation. Anyone with information should contact detectives in Coleraine on 101, quoting reference 1973 20/06/24."

You can also submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via *. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at *.

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