Paramilitary shooting


Detectives in Foyle are appealing for information after a report of a paramilitary style shooting incident at residential premises at the Lisfannon Park area last night, Monday, April 7.

Shortly after 10.15pm, it was reported that a man in his 40’s received three gun shot wounds to his legs and one to his arm.

It is believed the man was in the front room of a house in the area. The man was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment to his injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

Anyone with any information about this assault is asked to contact CID in Strand Road Police Station on the new 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.