Two arrested in connection with shooting at bookmakers

Officers from the Serious Crime Branch investigating a shooting incident in the Creggan last month, 27 March have arrested two men today.

Wednesday, 19th April 2017, 10:33 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:36 pm

The men, aged 36 and 49, were arrested in the city this morning and have been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite in Belfast for questioning.

A 23-year-old man was shot in the leg in the incident inside a bookmakers shop on Central Drive on March 27.

A PSNI spokesman said: “Detectives are continuing to investigate and would appeal to anyone with information to contact them at Serious Crime Branch on 101, quoting reference number 1169 of 27/03/17.

“Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity by telephoning 0800 555 111.”