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Shock at Coalisland shooting

25 May, 2008

Sinn Féin Assembly member for Mid-Ulster Michelle O'Neill today said that people in the Coalisland area were shocked at last nights shooting incident in the town.

Ms O'Neill said:

"While details of exactly what happened last night in Coalisland are not yet clear we do know that a man has been shot and seriously injured.

"Whatever the motivation behind this shooting a clear message needs to be sent out that this type of behaviour is unacceptable. Local people are shocked and angry this morning that this shooting has taken place in our community." ENDS

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