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Colin Horner murder: Man who was arrested is released

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Image caption Police at the scene of last Sunday afternoon's shooting

A 46-year-old man arrested in connection with the murder of a man outside a supermarket in Bangor, County Down, has been released unconditionally.

Colin Horner, 35, was shot dead in front of his three-year-old son last Sunday afternoon.

Police said the man was arrested in Bangor on Friday night.

Separately, a 28-year-old man appeared in court on Friday charged with the murder.

Alan Wilson, of Ballyrainey Road, Newtownards, was also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.

He appeared at Newtownards Magistrates Court on Friday. Bail was refused in the case.

He denied being involved in the murder of Mr Horner.

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Image caption Police described the murder of Colin Horner as 'brutal, senseless and horrendous'

A 45-year-old man arrested on Friday morning in the Newtownards area over the murder has been released unconditionally. A 47-year-old man also arrested over the killing was released on Thursday night.

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