| 16.8°C Dublin

Gun terror Derry man (30s) shot twice in both legs by masked attackers while sleeping

They said three masked men entered the house and shot the victim once in each leg while he was sleeping in his bedroom.

Close

A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) patrol car equipped with Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras in Belfast (Niall Carson/PA)

A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) patrol car equipped with Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras in Belfast (Niall Carson/PA)

A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) patrol car equipped with Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras in Belfast (Niall Carson/PA)

A man in his 30s has been hospitalised after being shot twice during an incident in Derry.

Police said the shooting happened at a property in the Kildrum Gardens area of the city on Tuesday just after midnight.

They said three masked men entered the house and shot the victim once in each leg while he was sleeping in his bedroom.

PSNI Detective Sergeant Galbraith said: "He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

"A woman, who was also in the property at the time, was thankfully physically uninjured but has been left shaken by the incident.

“We are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area this morning and who witnessed this incident or may have CCTV or dashcam footage to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 6 of 05/04/22.

“A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/.”

Sunday World Newsletter

Sign up for the latest news and updates

This field is required This field is required

Download the Sunday World app

Now download the free app for all the latest Sunday World News, Crime, Irish Showbiz and Sport. Available on Apple and Android devices


Top Videos





Available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts.

Privacy