PSNI appeal for information after shots fired in two locations in north Belfast

Police are appealing for information after reports of shots being fired at two locations in north Belfast this morning.

Sunday, 2nd May 2021, 5:03 pm

In a statement it has emerged that detectives are investigating incidents reported to have happened occurred in north Belfast this morning (Sunday 2nd May).

Detective Sergeant Faulkner said: “At 8:50am this morning, a report was made to police about an incident on Manor Street where it was reported the window of a property had been damaged by a male.

“It was reported that, possibly, two shots were fired by a male at this location.

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“Thankfully, there have been no reports of any injuries.

“Later in the morning, shortly after 10:30am, a report was made to police that shots had been fired in the Silverstream Road area.

“Our officers responded and attended the area where they conducted a number of enquiries. There were no reports of any injuries”.

He added that a 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences, “and he remains in custody assisting officers with their enquiries”.

Detective Sergeant Faulkner added: “Enquiries are ongoing, and we are keen to hear from anyone who has information about these incidents, which we believe, at this time, may be linked, to get in touch with us. The number to call is 101, quoting reference number 628 of 02/05/21.”

Alternatively, a report can be made using the online reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org