Northern Ireland

'Gunshots fired' outside apartment in west Belfast

Apartment where shots were reportedly fired
Image caption Shots were reportedly fired on Tuesday morning

Police are appealing for information following a report of gunshots in west Belfast.

Shots were allegedly fired at the front of an apartment in the Upper Springfield Road area shortly after 01:50 GMT on Tuesday.

No one was inside the property at the time.

Det Sgt Moffett said police were also investigating a possible link to a report of criminal damage at a house in the Dermott Hill Parade area.

Image caption Windows were also smashed at a house in west Belfast

Police received a report at about 02:45 GMT on Tuesday that windows at the property were smashed at about 20:00 GMT on Monday.