23/05/2014

Man Charged With Attempted Murder Following Crossbow Attack

A man has been charged with attempted murder following a crossbow attack in south Belfast on Wednesday evening.

A 29-year-old man was shot with a crossbow while he was in a parked car in the Belgravia Avenue area. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A woman was also in the car at the time of the attack but was not injured.

A 28-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder, criminal damage and possession of an offensive weapon.

He is due to appear in court on Friday.

(CD)

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