Two Newry shootings: Police keen to identify man

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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
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Detectives in Newry investigating two shooting incidents which took place in Sandy Street and Armagh Road on Thursday, 17th September, are keen to identify a man who they believe can assist with their enquiries. psni13The first incident took place at around midnight in Sandys Street, when a man called to the door of a house, and following a verbal altercation, shot a 32 year old man in the leg. In the second incident, a 32 year old man reported that he had been taken from a house at Ardfield Avenue in Warrenpoint by four masked men, put into a dark coloured car and driven to the Armagh Road in Newry where he was then shot in the leg. Speaking to Newry Times about the man they are keen to identify, Detective Inspector David Henderson said, “We believe this man was in the area of Armagh Road when the shooting there occurred. “He is described as being approximately 6ft 3in/4in tall, aged in his twenties, of muscular build with a sallow complexion and tightly cut blonde hair (possibly dyed). This man is believed to be Eastern European. “We are keen to identify and locate this man and would ask anyone with information to contact us at the earliest opportunity in Newry on 101. If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111,” he added. More on this story: Three more arrests by police investigating Newry shootings Two men arrested after Newry shootings Two men shot in Newry

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