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.
“There is absolutely no place for guns in our communities; local people are shocked at this reckless and irresponsible attack.
“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.
The man was taken to hospital for treatment.