Family of Derry schoolboy killed by plastic bullet call for new inquest

The family of a Derry schoolboy killed by a plastic bullet fired by a soldier 30 years ago have called for a fresh inquest into the killing.

Eleven-year-old Stephen McConomy was playing with friends in the Bogside when he was shot in the head.

The soldier, from the Royal Anglian Regiment, claimed he fired the shot by accident and was never prosecuted.

The dead boy's family are now working with the Historical Enquiries Team, which is reviewing killings during the troubles.

Stephen's brother, Emmett, told todays Shaun Doherty Show that there is enough evidence for a new inquest....

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