09/11/2006

Man shot in west Belfast

A man has been wounded in a gun attack at a house in west Belfast.

A police spokesperson said that a caller to the house in Hawthorn Street had produced a gun and shot the man in the side.

An ambulance was called to the scene, however the man was not taken to hospital.

His injuries have been described as minor.

Police investigating the attack believed that a pellet gun was used.

(SP/EF)

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