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Two males found dead after shooting

Two people have died in a suspected shooting incident in Northern Ireland, police said.

The two males were discovered at a property in the village of Glenarm, Co Antrim, on Friday evening.

Police are in attendance at the scene on the Feystown Road.

A Police Service of Northern Ireland spokesman said: "An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths is under way. There are no further details at present."

At this stage it is understood police are not treating the incident as terrorist related.

The two men were found in an isolated farm house around a mile from the village around 5.15pm. It is understood a farm worker discovered the bodies.

There was a heavy police presence at the scene. Forensic teams in white overalls carried out examinations with investigating officers looking on. A small crowd of local people started to gather at police cordons as news filtered through of the sudden deaths.

Assembly member for the area Stewart Dickson said: "This is an absolutely shocking incident, which has left the village and the surrounding community in shock.

"My thoughts are with the families and friends of the deceased and would call for anyone with any information to contact the PSNI as soon as possible."

The Alliance MLA added: "I hope the police will be able to determine what was behind this tragic incident tonight."


From Belfast Telegraph