Belfast Telegraph

Five charged over Newry shooting incident

The five are to appear in court.
The five are to appear in court.

Five men have been charged and are to appear in court on Wednesday over a shooting incident in Newry.

Shots were fired at a house in the Altmore Gardens area of Newry on Monday night.

No injuries were reported.

On Wednesday police said five men aged  23, 27, 28 and two aged 29 had been charged with a number of offences, including aiding and abetting, possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances, possession of an offensive weapon, obstructing police and assisting offenders, and taking and driving away a motor vehicle

They are to appear today at Newry Magistrates' court and as is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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