Murder Walmer Street south Belfast 25 February

Murder Walmer Street south Belfast 25 February

Police can confirm that a 28 year old man has died following a shooting incident in the Walmer Street area of south Belfast last night, Thursday 25 February.

Just before 10.45pm, police received a report that up to four men had forced their way into a house and shot the man. He was taken to hospital but unfortunately passed away as a result of his injuries.

Detectives have launched a murder investigation and Detective Chief Inspector Richard Campbell is appealing for anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area, or who knows anything about this incident, to contact detectives at Musgrave Police Station on the non-emergency number 101. 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.