Northern Ireland

Men released over Newry shooting

Casino Palace
Image caption The shooting happened at the Casino Palace gaming arcade

The three men arrested in connection with an attempted robbery in Newry on Sunday have been released.

Two 35-year-old men were released unconditionally. A 20-year-old was released on bail pending further inquiries.

A woman was shot in the stomach during the attempted robbery. Her injuries were serious but not life-threatening

A man armed with a handgun entered the Casino Palace arcade at Upper Water Street at about 2335 BST on Sunday.

He demanded cash from a woman working in the arcade before shooting her in the stomach. The man fled empty-handed.