Appeal after man is picked up by car in Londonderry and shot in Claudy

Detectives are appealing for information following a shooting incident at Claudy on Monday 17th May.

Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 9:26 am

Police received a report at around 11.40pm that a man had been picked up by several males in a car, from the Letterkenny Road area of Londonderry earlier in the evening, and driven from the city to the Heathfield Road area of Claudy, where he was shot once in his leg.

The injured man was able to make his way to a nearby house following the shooting to raise the alarm and was then taken to hospital for treatment.

Officers remained at the scene yesterday morning to conduct a search of the area and the Heathfield Road is currently closed.

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Detectives at Strand Road are investigating and would ask anyone with information to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 2313 17/05/21, or to submit a report 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/.