Man arrested under Terrorism Act after video footage emerged of masked gunman firing shots at cemetery

Detectives from Strand Road in Londonderry investigating a firearms incident last month have arrested a 48-year-old man under the Terrorism Act.

By Gemma Murray
Thursday, 26th May 2022, 9:48 am

The arrest was made during a search operation at an address in Strabane this morning (26th May).

The man has been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave Police Station where he will be questioned by detectives.

The arrest has been made after video footage emerged of an incident which shows a masked gunman firing shots into the air in a cemetery where a number of people are present and look on.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

PSNI are investigating

The PSNI statement adds that following enquiries, detectives believe the incident occurred in Strabane last month.