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Man (24) arrested in Dungannon after shotgun discovered in car

Police officers have arrested a man following the search of a vehicle in Dungannon in the early hours of this morning, Saturday.

Detective Sergeant McGale said: “Just before 1.30am, police stopped a vehicle being driven in the Wellington Road area of the town.

“Officers subsequently found, and recovered, a shotgun.

“A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances and possession of a firearm without a licence.  He remains in custody assisting with enquiries at this time.”

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