10 Aug 2022

Woman shot dead by masked gunman in Derry named

lyra mckee
The young woman shot dead in Derry last night has been named as Lyra McKee, a freelance journalist from the Ardoyne area of Belfast. The 29-years-old (pictured) was hit in the head by one of four shots fired by a masked gunman. She had been among a group of onlookers at the scene of a the hijacking of a car and van in the Fanad Drive area.

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