The attack happened in the Lacken Walk area of the Rathfern estate on Sunday evening.
Police say that at around 11.05 pm, three loud bangs were heard and it was found that three shots had been fired at the windscreen of a parked car.
No-one was in the car at the time.
Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact CID at Newtownabbey Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.
Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.