Shooting of two men in Derry draws widespread condemnation

Two men have been shot in Derry in paramilitary-style attacks.
Two shootings reported.Two shootings reported.
Two shootings reported.

The shootings have drawn widespread condemnation.

Sinn Féin MLA Karen Mullan said: “The shooting of two people in Creggan tonight is wrong and I condemn it.

“There is no place for guns or this type of activity on our streets.

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“This is the fourth shooting since Christmas. We are in the middle of a pandemic, our health service is already stretched to the limit. This is the last thing people of this city want to see.

“Anyone with information on what happened should bring it forward to the PSNI.”

SDLP MP Colum Eastwood: "Utterly depressing that we've had a double shooting in Derry tonight.

"Our hospital has enough to deal with at this time. We don't want the law of the jungle in our city. Get off our backs."

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DUP MLA Gary Middleton said: "Disturbing to hear of a further two shootings tonight in the Creggan area of our city.

"There is no place for guns on our streets. Such attacks are disgusting at anytime, not least when our hospitals are working over capacity. I will continue to be updated by PSNI team."