“I would like to say vigilantism won’t work…”

Worth noting, I think, the comments by a local “community worker” following the shooting in the legs of a 20-year-old man in Strabane last night.  From the BBC report

Mr Gallagher said he also saw the man’s father, who had been searching for his son, before finding him shot.

He said he believed that the shooting was carried out by the vigilante group, RAAD (Republican Action Against Drugs).

“From a community aspect I would like to say vigilantism won’t work. It’s never worked in the past and it won’t work now.

“What we need to do is to is engage in some dialogue with these people to see if we can get this stopped.”