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Man arrested over 'vicious' Derry shooting

A 20-year-old man has been arrested following a shooting incident in Londonderry.

A 23-year-old man was shot in the leg in Meehan Square in March in the Central Drive area.

The 20-year-old was taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite in Belfast for questioning on Tuesday and was later released unconditionally.

Detective Inspector Andy Workman said: “This planned arrest operation was part of our continuing efforts to investigate the attack on a 23-year-old man in March. It was a vicious incident in which he was shot in the leg.

“The person or people responsible need to be brought to justice. Since the shooting detectives have carried out a number of searches and made a total of 11 arrests.

“I would appeal to anyone with information to contact detectives at Serious Crime Branch on 101, quoting reference number 1169 of 27/03/17. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity by telephoning 0800 555 111.”

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