06/05/2016

Man Injured In West Belfast Shooting

A man is in hospital following a shooting incident in west Belfast on Friday morning, 06 May.

The shooting happened in the Distillery Court area.

The man's condition is unknown.
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Police are currently in attendance at the scene.

No further information is available.

(JP/LM)

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