Man Charged With Over 60 Offences After Gun Incident

A man, aged 32, has been charged with over 60 offences following a gun incident in north Belfast.

Two shots were fired in the Silverstream Road/ Manor Street area of the city at around 10.30am on Sunday, 02 May.

There were no reports of any injuries.
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The offences include possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, discharging a firearm in a public place and possession of firearms and ammunition in suspicious circumstances.

A follow-up search was also carried out at a property on the Crumlin Road.

The man is to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court today, 04 May.

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