Man arrested in connection with Dundonald shooting

Detectives investigating a shooting incident in the Kilberry Park area of Dundonald in September have arrested a man.

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Detective Inspector Bell said: “A 33 year old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and various motoring offences. The offences are in relation to an incident in the Kilberry Park area of Dundonald on Thursday 23rd September, in which a man was taken to hospital with gunshot wounds to both legs.

“A subsequent search was conducted at an address in the Dundonald area on Tuesday 30th November as part of the investigation with a quantity of suspected Class A and Class B Controlled drugs were recovered.

“The man was also arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class A Controlled drug, possession of a Class B Controlled drug and possession of a Class B Controlled drug with intent to supply.

“He has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.”

Detective Inspector Bell concluded: “Our enquiries are continuing and anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information in relation to it, is asked to call 101 quoting the reference number 1786 of 23/09/21. Alternatively, a report can be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.”