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Banbridge shooting: Man (46) arrested on suspicion of attempted murder released on bail

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A man arrested in connection with a shooting in a car park in Banbridge has been released on police bail to allow for further enquiries.

The 46-year-old was arrested a short time after the incident which saw the victim shot in his abdomen by a masked man in the Rathfriland Road area of the town on Friday evening, April 12.

The investigation is continuing, and the victim, a man aged in his 40s, remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital at this time.

Detectives would encourage anyone with information or who witnessed what happened, to make contact with police on 101, quoting reference number 1683 12/04/24.

Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or using the non-emergency reporting form via

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