Incident Summary:

07/03/2017: Assailants shot and injured a civilian in Galliagh Park, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. The New Irish Republican Army claimed responsibility for the incident.



United Kingdom

Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland


Location Details:
The incident occurred in Galliagh Park.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilian: Anthony Moran
Nationality of Target Northern Ireland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Melee Blunt Object
Weapon Details
Firearms and metal bars were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
The New Irish Republican Army Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Paramilitary-style shootings continue to haunt the North," The Irish Times, July 20, 2017."
"Derry man Anthony Moran shot 'as substitute for friend'," BBC, July 10, 2017."
"'I was shot for no reason' - Derry man shares story of shooting after intended target escaped," Derry Now, July 10, 2017."