Scenes of crime officers at the scene of a shooting incident at Coleraine’s Bushmills Road in October last year, one of a number of violent incidents in the past 12 months.
THE local PSNI District Commander is appealing for the public’s help in tackling a ‘significant escalation’ in shootings in the area over the past year.
Superintendent Ian Magee’s appeal came as it emerged a specialist paramilitary crime task force has been helping police get to grips with a growing problem.
After no shooting incidents were recorded in the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area in 2019, there were 14 last year.
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