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Friday, February 26, 2021

Man shot in Mosside

A man has been shot in the Co-Antrim village of Mosside this evening.

Police responded to reports of shots being fired at an address in the Mosside Gardens area in Mosside Village near Ballymoney on Monday evening.

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It is belived a man is in a serious condition after he was shot.

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A police spokesperson has said: “Police are currently at the scene of a shooting in the Mosside Gardens area outside Ballymoney this evening Monday 22 February 2021.

“Just after 7.30pm police received a report that a man had been shot at a residential property. He has been taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

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“An investigation is now underway. Anyone who witnessed this incident or anyone with information about it is asked to call detectives on 101 quoting reference number 1841 of 22/02/21.”

A report can also be submitted online at or alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Sinn Féin MLA Philip McGuigan has condemned a shooting incident in Mosside village, saying:

“I condemn totally this shooting in moss-side and my thoughts are with the victim.

“This obviously isn’t an isolated incident. In fact the frequency of this type of shooting incident across a small geographical area of North Antrim and East Derry is extremely disturbing.

“The PSNi need to get to grips with this situation and catch the thugs responsible.”

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