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PSNI appeal for witnesses after man injured in Carrickfergus shooting

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The scene of the shooting in Carrickfergus Photo: Press Eye Photography

The scene of the shooting in Carrickfergus Photo: Press Eye Photography

Police and forensic officers at the scene of a shooting incident in the Cyprus Place, Carrickfergus on July 26th 2020 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)

Police and forensic officers at the scene of a shooting incident in the Cyprus Place, Carrickfergus on July 26th 2020 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

The scene of the shooting in Carrickfergus Photo: Press Eye Photography

The PSNI is appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in Carrickfergus on Sunday night.

At approximately 10pm police received a report that a man had sustained gunshot wounds to his leg at Cyprus Place.

He was been taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

Inspector Beverlie Reid said: “I would appeal to anyone with any information which could assist police with their enquiries to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 2045 26/07/20. Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Belfast Telegraph