Jim Donegan shot eight times as he sat in his flame red Porsche Panamera car

DETECTIVES the brutal murder of wealthy drug baron Jim Donegan over two months ago have arrested a 63 year old man in west Belfast earlier this morning, Thursday 7th February.

A search of an address is also ongoing.

An Evofit image of what the suspected gunman may look like has also been released.

The 43-year-old victim was gunned down in front of schoolchildren and parents in West Belfast as he sat in his car waiting to pick up his 13 year old son after school on Tuesday 4 December.

Donegan was sitting in his flame red Porsche Panamera car with personalised number plates when he was blasted to death with eight bullets.

Police release Evofit of suspected gunman who shot dead Jim Donegan in December last year

Detective Chief Inspector Pete Montgomery from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team said:  “I have released an Evofit image of what the suspected gunman may look like.

“This is in the hope that someone may have seen this person who murdered Jim and put the lives of countless children at risk.

“I am appealing to the community to help me put this extremely dangerous individual behind bars.

“If anyone recognises this person or has any information that could assist with the investigation, please contact 101 and ask for the detectives in Seapark investigating Jim Donegan’s murder, quoting reference number CCS 741 04/12/18.

“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.”

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