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Ó Donnghaile condemns fatal Short Strand shooting

12 August, 2015 - by Mairead O’Donnell


Sinn Féin councillor Niall Ó Donnghaile has condemned the shooting of a man in the Short Strand area of Belfast tonight. 

Mr Ó Donnghaile said; 

"I unreservedly condemn the fatal shooting of a local man near his home in the Short Strand tonight and I am saddened to learn that the man has died. 

"This action has shocked the local community and my thoughts are with the family of the victim.

"There can be no place for actions like this in our society.

"The community here rejects any attempt by any armed group to turn the clock back to the past."

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