COUNCILLOR CONDEMNS DERRY SHOOTING AFTER MASKED MEN STORM HOME
SINN Fein and the police have condemned those behind a shooting in Derry last night.
Three masked men were spotted storming a house in Galliagh Park around 11. 40 pm.
The 44-year-old male victim was taken to Altnagelvin hospital for treatment to his injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.
Sinn Féin Councillor Sandra Duffy has condemned a shooting in the Galliagh Park area of Derry last night.
“The shooting of a man last night was wrong and I condemn it.
“The people of Galliagh do not want these actions taking place on their streets.
“Whoever was behind this shooting wants to drag us back to the past. It will not happen.
“There can be no justification for such actions and I would encourage anyone with information about this incident to bring it forward to the police.”
Police officers in the city have described the shooting as “brutal” and have appealed for information on the shooting describing it as “brutal”
In a statement, the PSNI said: “Police would condemn this brutal attack and would ask anyone with information to contact 101 quoting reference 1498 of 3/7/17 or if they wish to remain anonymous Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”