Belfast Telegraph

PSNI officer receives gunshot wounds.

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.


From Belfast Telegraph