Ford and Kelly condemn Antrim shooting incident

Local Alliance MLA David Ford and local Alliance Councillor Neil Kelly have expressed shock at news of a shooting incident in Antrim town last night. Shots were fired though the kitchen window of a house in Portlee Walk, and a man in his 40s and a couple in their 20s were in the house at the time.

David Ford MLA said: “The local community will be horrified at news of this attack.

“Those involved in this attack have an agenda of fear and we need people with information to come forward and help police catch these evil elements.

“My thoughts are with those who were in the house at the time of this attack as they try to get over this ordeal.”

Cllr Neil Kelly said: “There has been a very troubling spate of pipe bomb incidents in the town in recent months and this news deeply worrying.

“People in Antrim are sick of the very small number of of individuals who have been involved in these incidents. Anyone with information on any of them should contact police immediately.”


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