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Police investigating ‘shot fired’ in west Belfast

Police are investigating the reported shooting in west Belfast on Friday night. Credit: Presseye

Police are investigating a report of a shot being fired in west Belfast, after a man carrying a gun was spotted by a resident.

A man reported going to check after hearing someone at his front gate in the Amcomri Street area at about 10pm on Friday.

According to the PSNI, he “observed a male dressed black carrying a small firearm”.

A police spokesperson added: “The man dropped to the floor before hearing what sounded like a shot being fired.

“The man was not injured and no damage was caused to the property.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or anyone with information, is asked to contact police on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.