A shot's been fired through the front door of a house in Banbridge.
Two men and one woman were inside the property in the Granville Gardens area when it happened shortly after 3 this morning.
No-one was injured.
Scene of 3am gun attack at Granville Gardens, Banbridge. Shot fired through the front door of a house - a woman and her two sons were inside and escaped injury. A car was damaged during the incident. More on air at 1 pic.twitter.com/NsKyoM0Jzt— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) 2 January 2019
A woman and her two sons escaped injury when a shot was fired at their Banbridge home this morning. Speaking at the scene MLA @carlalockhart tells @goQradio @qnewsdesk “Someone could have been killed...residents are very concerned.” Updates on air throughout the afternoon pic.twitter.com/bwgQFvcVON— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) 2 January 2019
This neighbour spoke to Q Radio:
The rear screen of a car parked in the area was also smashed during the incident.
Sergeant Woods said:
“At around 3:15am, it was reported that a shot was fired through the front door of a house in the area. A female and two males were inside the house at the time of the incident, but there were no reports of any injuries. Damage was caused to the front door as a result of the incident.
“A car parked in the area had its rear screen smashed during the incident.
“Enquiries are continuing and we are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at the time of the incident to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 129 2/1/19. Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”