Northern Ireland

Danny McKay murder: 25-year-old man arrested

Danny McKay
Image caption Danny McKay was shot six times at his home in the Longlands area

A 25-year-old man has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Danny McKay in County Antrim on 25 October.

Mr McKay, who was 36, was shot dead at his home on Longlands Road in Newtownabbey.

The 25-year-old was detained by officers in north Belfast.

Mr McKay, the father of a 10-year-old child, was shot several times as he sat alone on a sofa in his living room. He died at the scene.

At least two armed men were involved in the attack.

Police have asked anyone who saw a silver Volkswagen Bora, which had been stolen by five masked men in the New Lodge area shortly before the shooting to contact them.

The car was later found burnt out in Ardmoulin Place, west Belfast.

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