Shots fired at police in Derry overnight

Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook Google+ Twitter Shots fired at police in Derry overnight Twitter Facebook A number of shots were fired at police in Derry last night.Chief Inspector Neil Beck said: “For a fourth consecutive night police officers dealt with violence and disorder.Around sixteen petrol bombs and five paint bombs were thrown from the Bogside area into the Fountain and, in what can only be described as a blatant bid to murder police officers, shots were fired at police close to our city’s walls.We believe that around six shots were fired striking the walls and nearby trees, however fortunately none of our officers were injured. Police officers should not be targeted under any circumstances and their lives should not be put in danger by simply doing their jobs, attempting to keep people safe.I am appealing to those with influence in the area to please assist us in trying to bring this unnecessary and unwanted violence to an end. This isn’t wanted by the community and those involved are urged to cease this activity immediately.A number of males have been charged in connection with disorder over previous evenings and two of those are due to appear in court this morning. We have a robust strategy in place to identify those involved in the trouble of recent days and I am confident of further arrests. Anyone with information is asked to contact us on 101. Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Previous articlePolice publish midyear review for Northern IrelandNext articleNew ‘Wild Atlantic Way loop’ to Glenveagh being explored News Highland Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Google+ Harps come back to win in Waterford Homepage BannerNews By News Highland – July 11, 2018 Pinterest WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp read more