‘Paramilitary style shooting’ in Carrickfergus


PSNI are appealing for information following a paramilitary style shooting in Dunluskin Gardens, Carrickfergus yesterday evening (Wednesday).

Shortly after 5.30pm police received a report that a man had been shot in both legs.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

Chief Inspector Rosemary Thompson would appeal to anyone who was in the area of Dunluskin Gardens and may have witnessed this incident to contact Detectives at Reactive and Organised Crime, Larne, quoting reference number 889 29/06/16.

Alternatively, 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.