Early on Tuesday, January 10, there was a reported shooting incident at a residence in Derry/Londonderry. Detective Sergeant Watkin has made an appeal for information regarding the event.
According to the reports, just before 12:20 am, two loud bangs were heard outside an address in the Melmore Gardens area. The occupants of the house, who were in bed at the time, were awakened by the noise. Fortunately, there were no reported injuries, however, the victims have been left shaken and damage was caused to the front door of the property.
It is believed that three men dressed in dark clothing were seen running away from the property in the direction of Leenan Gardens.
This attack on a home where a number of people, including a child, were asleep in their beds is being investigated as a reckless act. The police are conducting ongoing enquiries and would like to appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything, or who may have dash cam, CCTV or other video footage, to contact them on 101 quoting reference 21 of 10/1/23.
Alternatively, reports can be submitted online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. If you prefer to remain anonymous, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.