Man charged with attempted murder following shooting

A 26-year old man has been charged with attempted murder in relation to a shooting which took place back in June.

Sunday, 6th November 2016, 4:15 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:50 pm
Drum Road, Cookstown. Picture taken from Mid Ulster Mail on 06-11-16 and inputted into the system. The date the pic itself was taken was on June 5. Taken from this webpage - http://www.midulstermail.co.uk/news/crime/man-shot-in-legs-in-cookstown-1-7416582

He is also charged with aggravated burglary and possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances.

The charges are believed to be in connection with a shooting incident that occurred in the Drumcree area of Cookstown at around 5:40pm on June 5.

The male is due to appear at Dungannon Magistrates Court on Monday.

To date, two men have been charged in connection with the incident.

A 32 year old man was charged with attempted murder and was due to appear at Dungannon Magistrates Court on Wednesday, June 22 while a 38 year old man was charged with witness intimidation and was due to appear at Omagh Magistrates Court on Saturday, June 11.