Shooting incident Fort Street West Belfast
01 Mar 2011
Detectives in West Belfast are appealing for information after a shooting at the Fort Street area on Monday, 28 February.
Shortly before 8pm, it was reported that three men entered a house. One of the males was dressed in a royal mail coat and carrying a white box while the other two were wearing dark coloured coats. A number of shots were fired and the 36 year old male occupant sustained three gunshot woulds to his right leg. He was taken to hospital for treatment and his condition is not believed to be life threatening. The man's partner and 4 year old female child were also present in the house at the time of the incident.
The three assailants made off on foot.
Anyone who witnessed the males entering or making off from the area or has any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Grosvenor Road CID on 0845 600 8000. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111