Man shot through the front door of his house in Derry 8 months ago

Man shot through the front door of his house in Derry

"This was a brutal attack for which there is no justification."

A man in his 30s has been hospitalised after he was shot through the front door of his house in Derry on Tuesday night.

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The shooting incident occurred in the Churchlands Road area of Coleraine around 10.30pm.

The man heard a knock on the front door of his house. He did not answer the door but two shots were fired through the door and struck the man.

He was taken to hospital with his injuries.

"Two men were seen leaving the area and heading towards the Winston Way area following the incident," Detective Sergeant Wallace said.

“Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding this incident. This was a brutal attack for which there is no justification. There is no place for attacks such as this in our society.

“An investigation is underway and I appeal to anyone with any information to call detectives on 101 quoting reference number 1947 24/11/20."