Northern Ireland

Lisburn gun attack: Three charged with attempted murder

Windows were damaged when several shots were fired at the Lisburn flat
Image caption Windows were damaged when several shots were fired at the Lisburn flat

Three men have been charged with attempted murder after shots were fired at a flat in Lisburn, County Antrim.

A man living in the flat on the Ballynahinch Road was shocked but not injured in the attack, which took place shortly before 02:00 BST on Wednesday.

The accused, aged 24, 30 and 31, are also each charged with possessing a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life.

They are due to appear before Craigavon Magistrates' Court on Friday.

The 24-year-old man is facing a further charge of possessing a Class B controlled drug.

The 31-year-old has also been charged with using a motor vehicle without insurance and failing to stop for police.

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