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Man arrested over Belfast gun attack murder attempt

Published 12/04/2016

Police at the scene after a man was shot in the head as he sat in a car in the Shaw’s Road area of west Belfast.
Police at the scene after a man was shot in the head as he sat in a car in the Shaw’s Road area of west Belfast.
A police officer outside the house in Rossnareen Avenue in west Belfast where a man was shot in the head

A man has been arrested over the attempted murder of a man in west Belfast last year.

The victim, aged in his mid 40s, was shot in an attack at Rossnareen Avenue close to Shaws Road on November 19.

The man was in the passenger seat of a black Vauxhall car and was shot through the window.

On Tuesday, police arrested a 42-year-old man in the Craigavon area. He has been taken into custody at Musgrave police station for questioning.

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