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Shots fired at house; car found burnt out close to Primary School

Reports of man taken to hospital

Shots were fired at a house in Newry last night (Tuesday).

Police are currently investigating the attack which happened around 9.30pm.

A number of shots were fired at the property on Drumgullion Avenue in Newry, close to the Damolly Retail Park.

A burnt out car was found at the back of St Patrick’s Primary School, a short distance away.

The separate scenes around the burnt out car and house remain cordoned off this morning.

There are also reports of a man injured in the city last night.

A spokesperson for the Southern Trust said he’s in a stable condition at Daisy Hill Hospital.

However, it remains unclear if these incidents are connected.

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