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West Belfast shooting leave a man dead


Police have launched a murder enquiry after a Male has died following the report of a shooting in West Belfast on Sunday evening.

A statement on behalf of the PSNI by Detective Chief Inspector Michelle Shaw reads: “We received a report at around 10pm that a man had been shot in a property in the Lenadoon Avenue area of the city.

“Officers attended, along with colleagues from Northern Ireland Ambulance Service. Sadly, a man has been pronounced dead at the scene.

“Our enquiries are at any early stage. However, I would appeal to anyone with information, or who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area around that time, to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 1589 of 17/05/20.”

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Picture C Kinahan/McAuley Multimedia

Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous.