Woman questioned in Down shooting probe

Police in the North are still questioning a woman in connection with the murder of a man from Ukraine.

Woman questioned in Down shooting probe

Police in the North are still questioning a woman in connection with the murder of a man from Ukraine.

Detectives have confirmed the victim of the gun attack in Kilkeel, Co Down, was Dmytro Grytsunov, 29.

He suffered a fatal chest wound when shots were fired in the Rooney Park area last Saturday night in what is believed to have been a row between two groups of foreign nationals.

Police later found a firearm and ammunition which they said is believed to be linked to the murder.

A 32-year-old woman remains in police custody.

Another woman, aged 39, has been released unconditionally.

Police said three men aged 31, 36 and 26 have been released on police bail.

Officers from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) Serious Crime Branch said the murdered man’s next of kin had been informed.

They appealed for anyone with information on the shooting to come forward.

It is believed a dispute between the two groups started when a house was attacked at Haywood Way on Saturday.

The trouble then moved to Rooney Park, where at least two shots were fired in the street. The attackers then fled the scene on foot.

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