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Police investigate early morning county Armagh shooting

Derry St, Lurgan

Police are appealing for information following the report of a shooting incident in the Derry Street area of Lurgan in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday April 15.

Just after midnight it was reported that a number of shots had been fired at a house in the area.

A 61 year old man who was at home at the time was uninjured, however damage was caused to a front window and door of the property as a result of the incident

Investigations are ongoing and at this stage a motive is yet to be established.

Detective Inspector Will Tate said: “I would appeal to anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area or who has any information to contact Detectives at Lurgan on the non-emergency number 101.

Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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