Ford condemns Short Strand murder

Date published: 13 August 2015

Justice Minister David Ford has condemned the murder of a man in the Short Strand area of Belfast.

David Ford said: “I unreservedly condemn this senseless murder and offer my deepest sympathies to the family. Those responsible for this appalling crime have left a family grieving and a community in shock. There is no place for the gun in our society and it is time to stop these attacks. I would urge anyone with information to pass it to the police on the 101 number or to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.”

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