A journalist was shot to death during Northern Ireland rioting, Thursday, April 18, 2019. A car burns after petrol bombs were thrown at police in the Creggan area of Londonderry. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
PoliceinNorthern Irelandsay the dissident republican group the NewIRAwas probably responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city ofLondonderry.
A car burns after petrol bombs were thrown at police in Creggan, Londonderry, in Northern Ireland, Thursday, April 18, 2019.(Niall Carson/PA via AP)
The Police Service of Northern Ireland said Friday morning
that 29-year-old investigative journalist Lyra McKee died after she was shot during rioting in the Creggan area.