Male injured following shooting incident Stewartstown Road West Belfast
10 Apr 2011Detectives in West Belfast are appealing for information following a shooting incident in the Stewartstown Road area on Saturday night, 9 April.
Police are working to ascertain the exact details of the incident however initial reports suggest that a scuffle broke out between three males and a group of other young males around 10.20pm. Two seventeen year old males and a sixteen year old male were injured during the scuffle. Two of them were taken to hospital however their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
During the incident a firearm was produced and a shot fired. An 18 year old male sustained a gun shot wound to his leg and has been taken to hospital for treatment.
Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed this incident or has information in relation to it to contact them on 0845 600 8000. If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.