Woman ‘shaken’ after shot fired at house in Derry

Detectives from Strand Road in Derry are investigating the report of a shot being fired in Clon Dara in the city during the early hours of today, 21 June.

By Brendan McDaid
Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 9:19 am

Police received a report at 12.20am that approximately 15 to 20 minutes earlier it was believed a shot had been fired causing damage to the front door of the house. No injuries have been reported.

Detective Sergeant Ballentine said: “This was a reckless incident. Fortunately, the female occupant was not injured, but she has been left shaken by what occurred.

“As our enquiries continue to establish what occurred and a motive, I would appeal to anyone with information, or who witnessed any suspicious activity in Clon Dara from around midnight to get in touch with us.”

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Clon Dara estate, Skeoge Road. DER2126GS - 091

A police spokesperson said: “The number to call with information is 101, quoting reference number 30 of 21/06/22.

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/