Northern Ireland

West Belfast shootings linked say police

Pat Sheehan Image copyright PAcemaker Press
Image caption Pat Sheehan's office in Turf Lodge was targeted

A shot was fired at a Sinn Féin MLA's west Belfast office on Sunday night.

The attack on Pat Sheehan's Turf Lodge office happened not far from where a man in his 30s was shot in the leg at Norglen Road at about 23:30 BST.

Police said that shooting was being treated as a paramilitary-style assault and the man's injuries were "potentially life changing".

A police spokesperson said officers believed both incidents were linked.

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