PSNI officer receives gunshot wounds.
Published 22/07/2007 | 06:50
A police officer in the North has been shot during disturbances in Carrickfergus.
The man has been taken to hospital, where his condition is not said to be life-threatening.
It follows a disturbance in the Carrickfergus area yesterday evening.
Police were called to Castlemara drive at about 10.30pm following reports that a large crowd had gathered.
Another man has been taken to hospital following a serious assault in the area, his condition is not known.
Three men stopped in a car in the Carrickfergus area have been arrested under terrorist legislation.
It's believed the incidents are connected to ongoing tensions within the loyalist community in the south east Antrim area.