Five men due in court after Newry shooting

Altmore Gardens in Newry - Google image
Altmore Gardens in Newry - Google image
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Five men are expected in Newry Magistrates Court today in connection with a shooting incident on Monday in the city.

Detectives investigating a shooting incident in the Altmore Gardens area of Newry on Monday 26 March have charged five men aged 23, 27, 28, 29, and 29.

They have been charged with a number of offences, including Aiding and Abetting Possession of Firearm in Suspicious Circumstances, Possession of an Offensive Weapon, Obstructing Police and Assisting Offenders, and Taking and Driving Away a Motor Vehicle.

As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the PPS.