Police Appeal following Shooting in Belfast Last Night

  • 04 May 2017

Police Appeal following Shooting in Belfast Last Night

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Detectives are appealing for information following a paramilitary style shooting in the Jamaica Street area of Belfast last night, Wednesday 3 May. It is believed this incident occurred at approximately 10.00pm.

Detective Sergeant Mason said: “It was reported that at 10pm as a 28 year old man was walking close to Colinmill in the Poleglass area he was abducted by three men and bundled into a white van. He was taken to Jamaica Street where he was shot once in both ankles.

“He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening.

“I would appeal to anyone who has any information about this incident or the movements of the white van to contact Detectives at Reactive and Organised Crime at Musgrave on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 1517 03/05/17. Alternatively, 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.”

Keeping People Safe

We are keen to hear from witnesses of this incident

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.