A group of masked men descended upon a house in Derry on Tuesday evening and proceeded to use a white van to repeatedly ram the front of the building.
Some eyewitnesses have reported hearing gunshots during the incident which occurred in the Glendale Road area of the city.
Speaking at the scene of the incident S.D.L.P. Councillor, Brian Tierney said: “Shocking scene in Glendale tonight.
“A large residential area with lots of young families.
”Lots of residents angry that people would do this to one of their neighbours,” said Colr. Tierney.
The P.S.N.I. are currently at the scene and a cordon has been erected.
There are no further details at this time.