Saturday 24 February 2018

Elderly couple and their grandchild survive after shots fired at house

Picture: Google Maps
Picture: Google Maps

A man, woman and child have survived after shots were fired at a house over the weekend.

The incident took place in the Tollnamona Court areas of west Belfast in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The PSNI say that they received a report that a number of shots were fired through the front window and door of the house at around 2.40am.

A man, woman and child who were upstairs in the house at the time of the shooting were not injured.

Detective Sergeant Keith Wilson said: “We are currently working to establish a motive for this incident and I would appeal to anyone with any information to contact detectives at Musgrave on 101.”

Sinn Fein councillor Emma Groves has condemned the shooting.

"An elderly couple and their grandchild was in the home at the time of the shooting and thankfully no one was hurt," she said.

"Anyone with information about this incident should bring it forward to the PSNI."

Belfast Telegraph

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