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Family of six escape injury in Twinbrook shooting

By Jonny Bell

Published 11/09/2015

The bullet hole on the front door of the property. Pic: Kevin Scott
The bullet hole on the front door of the property. Pic: Kevin Scott
Forensic officers at the scene. Pic Kevin Scott
Forensic officers examine the scene. Pic Kevin Scott

A family of six has escaped injury in a shooting incident in Twinbrook.

The incident happened in Aspen Walk at around 9.30pm on Thursday.

Police said a shot was fired a the front door of the property causing damage to the door.

A family of six, including a mother, father and four children were in the home at the time.

No one was injured.

Graffiti was also daubed on a nearby fence suggesting the group Action Against Drugs was behind the attack.

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Police said all lines of enquiry were being investigated.

Inspector David McBride said: "Three men wearing dark clothing and masks were seen in the area at the time of the incident and I would appeal to anyone who saw these men or who has any information about the incident to contact detectives at Lisburn on 101.

"Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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