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Couple and teenage daughter escape injury in Lisburn gun attack

The shot was fired at a house in Hillhall Park in Lisburn 

A couple and their 15-year-old daughter have escaped injury after a gun attack on a house in Lisburn.

A shot was fired into the living room of the property in Hillhall Park just after midnight this morning.

Detective Constable Kennedy said: “It was reported that just after midnight, between 00.10am and 00.20am, damage was caused to a living room window of a property in the Hillhall Park area from what would appear to be a single shot fired from a shotgun.

“A couple and their 15-year-old daughter were in the house at the time, but thankfully no one was injured as a result of this totally reckless act.

“We are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or who may have information or dashcam footage of the area, to contact detectives in Lisburn on the non-emergency number 101."

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