Belfast Telegraph

Police hunt two men after shooting at Belfast house

Police in West Belfast are investigating an incident during which a shot was fired in the Avoca Close area of Turf Lodge on Thursday morning.

Around 9.30am two unknown men entered a house and fired a shot at the male occupant.

The male was unhurt and the assailants made off in the direction of the Upper Springfield Road.

The first assailant is described as around 40 years old and wearing a baseball cap, cream coat and dark jeans.  It is believed he was carrying a brown bag containing a shotgun.

The second male is described as being of heavy build and wearing dark jeans, dark blue T shirt and dark shaved hair.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to contact police at Grosvenor Road on 0845 600 8000.  Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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