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Thursday, January 27, 2022

Sinn Fein MLA condemns Dungiven shooting

The Sinn Fein MLA for East Londonderry, Caoimhe Archibald, has condemned a gun attack on a house in Dungiven on Tuesday evening, which left a man with injuries to his leg.

issieing a statement following the attack, the East Derry MLA said: “I condemn a shooting in Finvola Park in Dungiven tonight which has left a man in hospital.

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“There is absolutely no place for guns in our communities; local people are shocked at this reckless and irresponsible attack.

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“Those responsible for this attack have nothing to offer and they need to end these futile acts immediately. I would urge anyone with any information to contact the police.”

Police continue to investigate the report—received before 9.00 pm on Tuesday—that a man had sustained a gunshot wound to his leg after several shots were fired through the house’s front door.

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The man was taken to hospital for treatment.

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