Man shot dead in Warrenpoint, Co Down

Woman in critical condition after shooting on Lower Dromore Road

The woman was in a critical condition at Daisy Hill hospital on Friday night. Image: Google Streetview

The woman was in a critical condition at Daisy Hill hospital on Friday night. Image: Google Streetview

 

A man has been shot dead in Co Down.

A woman was also injured in the shooting on Lower Dromore Road, Warrenpoint, on Friday evening.

She was in a critical condition in Daisy Hill hospital in Newry on Friday night.

South Down Assembly member Sinéad Ennis appealed for information.

“The community of Warrenpoint are shocked and stunned by this news,” the Sinn Féin representative said.

“Our first thoughts are with the family of the victim.

“The PSNI have the area sealed off and I would appeal to anyone with information to bring it forward to assist the investigation.”

It is understood the shooting happened inside a house near a golf club. Police have not outlined details of the incident. - PA