Charges over Coalisland shooting

A man has been charged in connection with a shooting at a house in Coalisland at the weekend.

The 35-year-old man was charged with criminal damage, possessing an offensive weapon, theft, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and carrying a firearm with intent.

A family of five – two men, two women and a young child – were in the Glen Road property when two shots were fired at about 7.30am on Saturday.

The man is expected to appear at Omagh Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.

A second man, arrested on Monday, remains in custody.

Detectives have appealed for anyone with information about the attack to contact Dungannon Police Station on 0845 600 8000, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

>Full PSNI appeal for information


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