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Newry shooting: Man shot in the legs in Carnbane Industrial Estate

Photo: Justin McNulty MLA

Police in Newry are currently in attendance at a shooting incident in the Carbane Industrial Estate this afternoon, Tuesday.

At approximately 11.55am, a report was received that a man had been shot in the legs.

He has been taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

There are no further details at present.

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 http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/

Sinn Féin MLA, Liz Kimmins has said people are shocked by this morning’ incident.

“There is absolutely no place in our community for guns or for those involved in this attack,” said Ms Kimmins.

“A police operation is ongoing in the area and I would appeal to anyone with information on this shooting to bring it forward to the PSNI.”

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