Shot fired during Co Down burglary - mum and son escape injury
A mother and son escaped injury after a shot was fired into the air during a burglary in Co Down.
It happened in the Glebetown Drive area of Downpatrick on Friday night.
Detective Sergeant Bell said: “It’s understood that during the incident, which was reported on Saturday afternoon, a number of males forced their way inside a property and threatened the occupants with a firearm.
"A shot was then allegedly fired into the air by the males as they made their escape. A woman and her adult son were in the house at the time.
"We currently investigating and I would encourage anyone with information to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference 696 04/05/19.”
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