Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Mark Lovell in Newry.
Mr Lovell was gunned down at close range close to his home in Ardcarn Park last Thursday evening, December 1.
The men were arrested following searches of properties in the Newry area this morning, Wednesday, December 7.
The two men, aged 45 and 40, were arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody at this time.
Detectives are reiterating their appeal for anyone with information to contact them on 101. Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org