Police Ombudsman investigates firearms discharge near Toome

Published Date: 16.10.2009

The Police Ombudsman's Office is investigating the circumstances in which police discharged two shots near Toome, Co. Antrim, in the early hours of this morning (Friday 16 October).

The shots were fired at around 1am close to the Aughrim Road. Three people were arrested at the scene.

As with all discharges of police firearms in Northern Ireland, the incident was referred by the PSNI to the Police Ombudsman for independent investigation.

Police Ombudsman investigators have been at the scene and their enquiries in the area are continuing.


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