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Police investigating shooting at house where child was present

No one was injured in the incident.

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Image: Associated Press

DETECTIVES IN BELFAST are investigating a shooting incident at a house in Belfast early this morning.

It was reported that a number of shots were fired through the front door and window of a house at about 2.40am this morning at Tollnamona Court in west Belfast.

A man, woman and child were upstairs in the house at the time of the shooting. No one was injured in the incident.

Detective Sergeant Keith Wilson said that police were currently trying to establish a motive for the shooting and appealed for people with information to come forward.

“I would appeal to anyone with any information to contact detectives at Musgrave on 101 quoting reference 176 16/07/16,” he said.

Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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