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Last Updated: Wednesday, 30 August 2006, 14:24 GMT 15:24 UK
Probe after shots fired at house
Shots were fired through the living room window
Shots were fired through the living room window of the house
A shot has been fired into a child's bedroom at a house in County Tyrone. Two other shots were fired through a living room window.

The incident occurred in the Lisnafin Park area of Strabane at about 2300 BST on Tuesday.

A man and a woman were awakened by someone ransacking their living room.

No children were at home at the time and there are no reports of injuries. Police have appealed for anyone with information to get in touch.

'No justification'

Sinn Fein councillor Jarlath McNulty said the people of Strabane wanted nothing to do with violence.

"I'm very disappointed if this is what Strabane is turning into, that people attack someone else's house and there can be no justification for it," he said.

"You can't justify firing shots into a bedroom where a child could be sleeping."

SDLP assembly member Eugene McMenamin said: "It is appalling to think that we could be talking about a murder in Strabane this morning.

"I would call for anyone with any information on this incident to contact the local PSNI as soon as possible."


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