Gardai issue description of gunman who killed Derry man Andrew Allen

Andrew Allen
Image caption Andrew Allen was shot in Buncrana on 9 February

Irish police have issued a description of one of the gunmen who killed Londonderry man Andrew Allen in County Donegal.

The details were released during a TV appeal On Tuesday night.

The description was provided by Mr Allen's partner, who was with him at their home in Lisfannon when he was murdered on 9 February.

Detective Inspector Pat O'Donnell said the gunman was 5'8", of slim build and wearing a baseball cap.

He also appealed for anyone who saw a car with the registration SJI 2117 in the weeks before the murder to contact them.

"It was stored or parked around Derry City, probably in a residential area besides flats or houses," he said.

"The car had changed hands but it wasn't stolen, it was a genuine vehicle."

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