Derry murder manhunt: Gardaí close in on suspect
A number of Garda operations are underway in Co Donegal tonight as part of the manhunt for the Derry murder suspect Kieran McLaughlin.
Police in the North want to speak to 58-year-old Kieran McLaughlin - over the shooting of Barry McCrory in Derry city yesterday morning.
According to the Inishowen Independent gardaí have surrounded a house where the fugitive is thought to be holed up.
Members of the Garda’s Armed Response Unit are on the scene, close to Iskaheen Parish Church between Muff and Burnfoot.
Intense Garda activity in Co Donegal tonight with a house surrounded.Hope for a peaceful outcome for all concerned.— Martin McGuinness (@M_McGuinness_SF) October 11, 2013
Mr McLaughlin is described as being 5 foot 7 - of medium build and with blue eyes and grey hair.
PSNI officers had earlier warned the public not to approach him.
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