Northern Ireland

Belfast crossbow attack: Man in shot in the arm

Belgravia Avenue Belfast Image copyright Albert Bridge/CCGeograph
Image caption The attack happened on Belgravia Avenue off the Lisburn Road

A man has been shot in the arm with a crossbow in south Belfast.

The 29-year-old victim was in a car in Belgravia Avenue, near the Lisburn Road, when the attack happened at about 17:20 BST on Wednesday.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. A 29-year-old woman who was also in the car was not injured.

A 28-year-old man was later arrested and is being questioned on suspicion of attempted murder and other offences.