Man charged with attempted murder following shooting

Drum Road, Cookstown, after the shooting.
Drum Road, Cookstown, after the shooting.

A twenty-six-year old man has been charged with attempted murder.

It is understood to be in relation to a shooting which took place back in June in Co Tyrone.

The man is also charged with aggravated burglary, as well as possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances.

The incident which the charges are believed to be linked to occurred in the Drumcree area of Cookstown, off Drum Road in the centre of the town, at around 5.40pm on June 5.

A 35-year-old man was shot.

He was later treated in hospital for the injuries he sustained.

The male who has been charged is due to appear at Dungannon Magistrates’ Court this morning, Monday, October 7.

To date, two other men are understood to have been charged in connection with the incident.