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Thursday 8 December 2016

Man dies in clay pigeon shooting club accident

Published 24/07/2016 | 19:53

The PSNI. Stock image
The PSNI. Stock image

A man has died in a suspected accident at a clay pigeon shooting club event near Downpatrick.

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Police are investigating the circumstances.

PSNI Detective Inspector Will Tate said: "A man aged in his 60s died after a firearm was discharged."

He added: "We will be conducting a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding this death, but initial enquiries would indicate this to be a tragic accident."

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