Friday 14 December 2018

Two men released after arrests over shooting of father outside Belfast school

Police at the scene on the Glen Road. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Police at the scene on the Glen Road. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
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Two men arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Jim Donegan have been released unconditionally.

The men, aged 49 and 51, were arrested on Wednesday evening after searches in the west Belfast area.

Mr Donegan, who was 43, had been waiting in his red sports car outside the gates of St Mary's Grammar School on the Glen Road when a lone gunman approached his vehicle and opened fire shortly after 3pm on Tuesday.

He died instantly at the scene.

Detectives released CCTV of the suspected gunman fleeing from the scene after shooting Mr Donegan eight times, including at least one shot in the head.

Belfast Telegraph

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