DETECTIVES are appealing for information following a report of a shooting incident at residential premises at the Upper Springfield Road area of west Belfast in the early hours of this morning, Tuesday, January 1.
Detective Sergeant Moffett said: “Shortly after 1:50am, it was reported that shots were fired at the front of an apartment in the area.
“No one was inside the property at the time of the incident.
“We are also investigating a possible link to this incident and a report of criminal damage at a house in the Dermott Hill Parade area.
“Police received a report at around 2:45 am this morning that the windows of a house in the area were smashed at around 8 pm last night, Monday, December 31.
“Enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to anyone who saw anything suspicious at both areas to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference number 231 1/1/19.
“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”