Shot fired at house in ‘reckless’ Coalisland attack

A man has escaped injury after a shot was fired at a house in Coalisland, Co Tyrone.

The incident happened in the Pinebank Gardens area at about 8.50pm on Sunday, causing damage to a front window of the property.

Police say a man who was inside at the time was left badly shaken.

PSNI Detective Sergeant Robinson said: “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 8.45pm and 8.50pm to get in touch by calling 101.

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