Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after attack on Larne house
A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a hijacking and an attack on a house in Larne in the early hours of Monday morning.
The man was arrested in the Larne area on suspicion of attempted murder, possession of a firearm with intent to danger life, hijacking and aggravated vehicle taking.
On Monday morning shots were fired at a house in the Brustin Brae area while a woman and three young children were inside.
Police said a Volkswagon Bora was hijacked in the Craigy Hill area of the town by two masked men armed with shotguns.
It was then driven to a property in the Brustin Brae Road area where it was set alight outside a garage.
Police also conducted two searches in the area on Monday night.
Belfast Telegraph Digital