Detectives are appealing for information after reports that shots had been fired at a property in west Belfast.
The attack happened on Sunday evening, August 1.
Detective Sergeant Duffield said: “We received a report from the homeowner that they had hear a loud bang outside the house in the Lisvarna Heights area shortly after 11pm.
“It wasn’t until Monday afternoon that they discovered a bullet lodged in the front door.
“Fortunately, no one was injured in what can only be described as a reckless attack, which could have had serious consequences.
“As we investigate to establish who was involved in this incident and a motive, we are asking anyone who was in the area last night and who may have noticed anyone suspicious in the area, to contact police on 101 quoting reference 1520 of 02/08/21.
Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/
You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/