25/02/2016

Two Arrested Following West Belfast Shooting Released On Bail

Two men arrested in connection with a shooting in west Belfast have been released on police bail.

The pair, aged 25 and 35, were detained in the Aspen Walk area of Dunmurry after a man was shot in the leg in the Glasvey Drive area on Tuesday.
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The victim is believed to be in a stable condition in hospital.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/MH)

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