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Three people escape injury after shot fired at house in Banbridge

Granville Gardens, Banbridge

Two males and a female escaped uninjured after a shot was fired at a property in Banbridge.

Detectives are investigating the report of a shot fired at a house in Granville Gardens area of the town this morning (Wednesday).

Sergeant Woods said: “At around 3:15am, it was reported that a shot was fired through the front door of a house in the area.

“A female and two males were inside the house at the time of the incident, but there were no reports of any injuries. Damage was caused to the front door as a result of the incident.

“A car parked in the area had its rear screen smashed during the incident.

“Enquiries are continuing and we are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at the time of the incident to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 129 2/1/19.

“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

DUP MLA for the area Carla Lockhart tweeted: “Anyone who witnessed anything or may have information please contact the police on 101.

“It is important that those involved are arrested and dealt with via the law.”

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