Police officer hospitalised after being shot in Co Tyrone

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It is understood that the officer was not on duty when they were attacked.

The officer was attacked at a sports complex on the Killyclogher Road in Omagh, according to security sources.He has been taken to a hospital in Co Derry for treatment.

The spokesperson confirmed that a “serving police officer has been taken to hospital for treatment after being injured in a shooting incident at a sports complex just before 8pm this evening”.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.”Eastwood also confirmed that he will be speaking to the PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne and the Secretary of State Chris Heaton-Harris about the attack in the days ahead.

Source: Healthcare Press (healthcarepress.net)


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