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lucky escape Man (27) arrested after shots fired at occupied house in County Derry

Incident happened in Kilrea area shortly after midnight





Shots have been fired at a house in Kilrea, County Derry, shortly after midnight .

There were people in the house at the time of the attack, shortly after midnight, in the Drumsaragh Road area.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody.

While the occupants were uninjured they were described to have been left badly shaken.

The man arrested is being held on suspicion of offences including possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Our enquiries are continuing, and I am appealing to anyone with information, or who may have captured dash cam footage, to contact us on 101 quoting reference 12 of 27/07/21.”

“Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org”

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