Detectives have charged a 42 year old man with a number of offences including attempted murder (2 x counts) and possession of a class A controlled drug with intent to supply.
He is due to appear at Newry Magistrates Court this morning, Monday, 21 September.
As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the PPS.
These charges are in connection with an incident which took place on First Avenue, Newry at around 10.50pm on Saturday, 19 September.   Detectives would appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident to contact them at Ardmore on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 2401 19/09/20, or submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via  You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at
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