Monday , October 18 2021

Londonderry: Two men shot in separate incidents


Police at a shooting station in LondonderryImage copyright

On Friday evening, two men were shot in the Londonderry Ballymagorarty area.

The Northern Ireland Emergency Service (NIAS) was called shortly after 20:00 GMT, and after the reports a man was shot in his legs and arms.

While on the stage, paramedic was informed of another shooting incident on several streets where the other person was injured.

Both men were transferred to Altnagelvin for hospital treatment.

In a statement, the Western Trust said that both men were in a stable condition.

The police remain in place.

Eric McGinley, advisor to Sinn Féin, condemned this incident.

"There can be no place in our city streets to use guns or masked men," he said.

"It's all against the good work that is happening in this community."

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