BREAKING NEWS: Woman in hospital after Warrenpoint shooting

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Friday, January 18th, 2019
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A woman has been taken to hospital after a shooting in Warrenpoint this evening.

It is believed the shooting happened in the seaside town at around 8 pm.



The woman was admitted to Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry and her condition is not yet known.

SDLP Councillor Gillian Fitzpatrick stated, “My thoughts are with those who are involved.



“It’s absolutely shocking news.

“More details will come out as to what has happened but it is absolutely dreadful that this has happened in such a quiet community,” she added.



A police spokesperson stated, “Police are currently at the scene of a shooting incident in Warrenpoint which took place earlier this evening. There are no further details at this time.”

Local Sinn Fein MLA Sinead Ennis wrote on Twitter, “We have been in contact with PSNI who are at the scene. People should avoid the area if possible. We hope to have more details for residents as soon as possible.”


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