Man suffers head wounds as shotgun blasted into house in Banbridge

Detectives in Banbridge are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered head wounds in a shotgun attack on a house.

Thursday, 23rd September 2021, 10:19 am

It happened in Railway Street at about 8.15pm last night.

Two men and a woman were inside the house at the time.

Police said “one of the occupants, a man in his 20s, received minor head wounds”.

The force added: ““A male, described as wearing black clothing and a balaclava, and carrying what appeared to be a shotgun, was seen in the area at the time.

“It was reported that he made off in the direction of the junction at Reilly Street and Huntley Road.

“This was a contemptible and calculated attack, with the most serious potential consequences. Worryingly, anyone from the residents to potential passers-by, could have been killed.”

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