More time to quiz wedding shooting suspect

The aftermath of the shooting in Newtownbutler
The aftermath of the shooting in Newtownbutler
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A man arrested by police probing a gun attack at a traveller wedding last week have been given until early on Saturday to quiz a suspect.

Father-of-nine Bernard ‘Barney’ McGinley, 63, was shot dead at the marriage ceremony in Newtownbutler on Wednesday, February 11, while another man was injured by gunfire.

The PSNI said on Wednesday that they had arrested a 46-year-old man in Belfast.

Yesterday evening, detectives said that they had been granted additional time by a court to question the man.