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Police probe after shots fired at house in busy residential area

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A number of shots were fired at a house in Lurgan last night (Thursday).

It happened shortly before 8pm, in the Maple Court area.

No-one was injured however police say whoever carried out the attack showed a total disregard for residents in the local area.

In a statement, Inspector Ruston said: “We are are extremely lucky that no-one was injured as a result of the incident that occurred in a busy residential area.

“Whoever carried out this reckless act showed a total disregard for both those inside the property and local residents.

“I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who has any information that could assist police with their enquires to contact police at Lurgan on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference number 1682 02/01/20 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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