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Police regard the death of a man in republican west Belfast as suspicious, an MLA has claimed.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 6th November 2016, 10:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:02 pm
Police at the Divis Flats on Sunday night.
Police at the Divis Flats on Sunday night.

The victim is understood to have died at the Divis Flats in the lower Falls.

Late last night Sinn Fein MLA Fra McCann said: “It is too soon to speculate as to the cause of death but the PSNI are treating it as suspicious.”

There were few other details at time of writing.

Police at the scene of a shooting in the Springview Walk area of west Belfast on Sunday night.

Also on Sunday night, a man in his 30s was shot in one leg in the Springview Walk area of west Belfast.

Police at the scene of a shooting in the Springview Walk area of west Belfast on Sunday night.