Teenager shot in leg and beaten by masked gang in Bushmills

Teenager shot in leg and crushed by masked gang in Bushmills

A 19-year-old man has suffered gunshot wounds to his leg and a head harm after being attacked by masked males in Co Antrim.

etective Sergeant Gardiner mentioned the incident within the Woodvale Park space of Bushmills was reported on Wednesday night time.

“Shortly after 11.10pm it was reported that a variety of masked males entered a home armed with a gun and wood weapons,” he mentioned.

“A 19-year-old man was shot within the leg, inside the home, earlier than being dragged to the entrance backyard and shot once more in one other a part of the identical leg. He was then crushed with the wood weapons earlier than the masked males left the property on foot.

“The male was taken to hospital for remedy to his accidents, which included gunshot wounds and a head harm.”

He added: “The gun was additionally pointed to a 19-year-old feminine who was contained in the property on the time. She was fortunately bodily unhurt however has been left shaken by the incident.

“Enquiries are persevering with and I might urge anybody with any data to name detectives on 101 quoting reference quantity 2109, Might 11.”

Data may also be given anonymously by means of the unbiased charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. A report may also be made on-line utilizing the PSNI’s non-emergency reporting form.

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