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B DISTRICT: Shots fired Newtownards Road area East Belfast

24 Nov 2012

Detectives in East Belfast are appealing for information following reports of a shooting incident on the Newtownards Road in the vicinity of Solway Street during early hours of this morning (Sun 24 Nov).

Sometime between 12:30am and 12:45am a 26 year old man was leaving a club when it is believed that approximately two shots were fired in his direction. He received an injury to his leg when fell to the ground.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to contact detectives at Musgrave Street on 0845 600 8000. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.