Appeal for information about fatal 1991 shooting

Published Date: 12.11.2018

Police Ombudsman investigators will be in Downpatrick on Wednesday (14 November) as part of their investigation into the circumstances surrounding a fatal shooting in the town in 1991.

Colum Marks died after being shot by police at about 9.30pm on 10 April 1991. The incident happened in a field near Folly Lane.

A spokesman for the Office said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have any information about this incident to come and speak to our investigators. They will be at the South East Regional College in Market Street between 10am and 6pm on Wednesday 14 November.

“Alternatively, anyone with any information can contact us on our freephone witness appeal line, which is 0800 345 7106.”

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