Man escapes injury in Coalisland gun attack

A man escaped injury after a gun attack at a house in Coalisland on Sunday night.

Detective Sergeant Robinson said police were alerted to the shooting around 8:50pm in the Pinebank Gardens area had been damaged. 

“Officers attended the scene and, after investigation, it is believed that a shot was fired at the property causing damage to the window,” said the detective.


“Thankfully, a man who was in the house at the time was not injured, however, he was left badly shaken. 

“We are working to establish a motive for this reckless attack and we are fortunate that no one has been injured. 

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw any suspicious persons, or who saw any vehicles being driven in a suspicious manner in the area between  8:45 pm and 8:50pm to get in touch by calling 101, and quoting reference number 1609 of 08/12/19.” 

Alternatively information can also be provided by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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