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Fifth arrested in connection with attempted murder of police officer

A sign for the Youth Sport Omagh sports complex in the Killyclogher Road area of Omagh, Co Tyrone, where off-duty PSNI Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell was shot a number of times by masked men in front of young people he had been coaching. Mr Caldwell remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital following the attack on Wednesday evening. Picture date: Thursday February 23, 2023. PA Photo. See PA story ULSTER Shooting. Photo credit should read: Liam McBurney/PA Wire.
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Detectives investigating the attempted murder of Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell have made a fifth arrest.

Members of the PSNI's Major Investigation Team made the arrest on Friday, The man, aged 43 years old, was arrested in the Stewartstown area under the Terrorism Act and was taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite.


Four men, aged 22, 38, 45 and 47, remained in custody on Friday evening in connection with the attempted m

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