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Police renew appeal for help as Co Armagh shooting victim remains critical

Police have renewed an appeal for information into the attempted murder of a man in Co Armagh during the early hours of Monday morning.

It happened at a house in the Carrigart Crescent area of Craigavon.

A 31-year-old man – named locally as Ty McGuire – remains critically ill after the gunmen shot through the window of the property.

It is understood at least one bullet struck the victim in the head.

Officers are still investigating a motive.

Detective Inspector Stephen Harvey from the PSNI’s reactive and Organised Crime Branch said this afternoon (Wenesday): “We are working to establish a motive for the attack and I would ask anyone with any information about the incident itself or any ongoing issues in the area to contact detectives in Lurgan on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 64 of 13/02/17.

“Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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