Off-duty PSNI officer shot during football coaching session in Omagh

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Gardaí have confirmed to The Journal that they are 'currently responding to an ongoing incident which took place earlier this evening in Northern Ireland'.

The officer was attacked at a sports complex on the Killyclogher Road in Omagh, according to security sources.

In a statement to The Journal, a garda spokesperson confirmed that gardaí are “currently responding to an ongoing incident which took place earlier this evening in Northern Ireland”.Security sources have told The Journal that this is being done in the event the attackers crossed the border.Elsewhere, the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said they received a 999 call at 8.02pm following reports of an incident in the Slievard area of Killyclogher.

“Following assessment and initial treatment at the scene, one patient was taken by ambulance to Altnagelvin Area Hospital.” “My immediate thoughts are with the PSNI officer and his family. Those responsible for such horror must be brought to justice,” Heaton-Harris added.

 

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