Van driver escapes injury after shotgun attack in NI
A man has escaped injury after a gun attack in Londonderry last night.
Police have launched an investigation into the incident, which took place in the Clooneyville Avenue area of the city.
Detective Constable Richard Donnell said: “Shortly after 8pm it was reported that a masked man had fired a shotgun at a van. The blast struck the rear of the van breaking the window and lodging pellets in the passenger head rest.
“Fortunately the 37-year-old male driver, who was alone in the vehicle, was unharmed.
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“We believe the gunman made his escape on foot along the alleyway that runs down the back of Bonds Street.”
Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.