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Police are investigating a reported shooting at a house in Altmore Gardens in Newry this evening.

Police at the scene of a reported shooting in Altmore Gardens, Newry. Photograph: NewRayPics.com
Police at the scene of a reported shooting in Altmore Gardens, Newry. Photograph: NewRayPics.com

It has been reported that the shooting took place around 9pm and there were no injuries reported.

Five males were arrested during follow up enquiries. Two cars have also been seized.

Newry Councillor Liz Kimmins has condemned the gun attack  “This was a extremely reckless act which endangered the lives of those in the house. Our community is fortunate that we're not dealing with a tragedy and there is anger about this criminal incident.

There is no place for guns on our streets and anyone with any information should bring it to the PSNI."

A window damaged in the incident at Altmore Gardens, Newry. Photograph: NewRayPics.com
A window damaged in the incident at Altmore Gardens, Newry. Photograph: NewRayPics.com
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