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Man (27) arrested over Newry shooting released on bail

A 27-year-old man, arrested on Thursday by detectives investigating a shooting incident at Carnbane Industrial Estate in Newry, has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

The shooting occurred in broad daylight shortly before midday on Tuesday, February 8.

Three masked men are believed to have lain in wait in a Newry industrial estate for around an hour before shooting a man several times in the legs.

One male was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information or dashcam footage in relation to it, is asked to call 101 quoting the reference number 679 08/02/22.

Alternatively, a report can be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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