Shooting - Carlisle Square, North Belfast

  • 10 May 2016

Shooting - Carlisle Square, North Belfast

A 17 year old youth has been taken to hospital with gunshot wounds to the leg following an incident in the New Lodge area of North Belfast.

At around 7.30pm on Monday 9 May police and paramedics responded to reports of a shooting in Carlisle Square. The teenager was found to have been shot a number of times in the leg. His injuries are not life threatening.

Detective Inspector Mary White is appealing for witnesses. Detectives can be contacted in 101 or info can be given anonymously via Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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.


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