Belfast Telegraph

Man charged with possession of firearm over west Belfast shooting incident

Detectives investigating a shooting incident in west Belfast last week have charged a 23-year-old man with possession of a firearm.

The incident happened in the Glasvey Drive area Tuesday February 23.

Police made two arrests and recovered a firearm following a search of a property on Monday February 29.

A 41-year-old woman who was also arrested have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Exclusive Belfast Telegraph footage showed the dramatic moment officers swooped on a west Belfast house.

The 23-year-old has been charged by detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch with possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances and possession of ammunition in suspicious circumstances.

He is due to appear at Craigavon Magistrates Court on Tuesday morning.

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