MASKED GUNMAN HUNTED IN MURDER BID PROBE

PSNIDETECTIVES from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team have launched a murder bid probe in Co Antrim.

It follows a gun attack on a 74-year-old man in Ballycastle.

He was working in a shed at the Islandboy Road around 8.45 pm on Thursday night when a masked man approached.

He fired a shot and the elderly man was hit in the chest. He was taken to hospital where he is in a stable condition.

Police are treating the attack as attempted murder.

MIT detectives in north Antrim have appealed for anyone with information to contact them 0845 600 8000.

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