PSNI Appeal After Shooting Near School

22nd March 2016

Police in Craigavon are appealing for information following a shooting in Moyraverty.

At 3.09pm on Monday afternoon, 21 March, police received a report of a shooting near a primary school. It is believed shots were fired from a car and a man has sustained a number of injuries. He is currently receiving medical treatment.

Chief Inspector Jon Burrows said: "The area was very busy and we believe a number of people may have witnessed this shooting. We would ask anyone who has information to contact us as soon as possible so we can progress our investigation.

"There are no words to describe the foolhardiness and complete disregard for the safety of the children and parents who were in the area at the time. If you have information, please phone us on 101."

Police believe a black BMW 525 Sport, reg JIG 8111, which was found on fire in Deramore Drive at 3.21pm this afternoon may be linked to the shooting.

Chief Inspector Jon Burrows said: "We are very keen to trace the movement of this car this afternoon. If you noticed this vehicle or have any information in relation to the shooting, please contact us in Lurgan on 101."

 

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