Shot reportedly fired at home in Derry-Londonderry

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By Adam Evans

A shot is understood to have been fired at a home in Derry-Londonderry before a man reportedly sped away in a vehicle.

The PSNI were called to near the Skeoge Road in Clon Elagh at around 3.30 this morning.

A door and windows were left damaged.

In a full statement, a spokeswoman for the PSNI said:

"Police in Strand Road received a report of a shot being fired at a house in the Clon Elagh area of the city around 3.30am this morning, Sunday 21 May. 

"Detectives at Strand Road are appealing for witnesses following the incident at this property, where the front door and a downstairs window were damaged. 

"They would like to hear from anyone who saw suspicious activity in the area around this time - including any sightings of a number of men who reportedly sped away from the address in a motor vehicle, in the direction of Skeoge Road.

"Anyone who has information that can help with the police investigation should contact detectives on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 273 of 21/5/17.

"Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111"

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