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Masked men fire gun shots in east Belfast

Police have appealed for information

Police have appealed for information after two masked men fired two gun shots in a property in the Montrose Street area of east Belfast.

The occupants of the property were not injured. 

Inspector Gibson said: "It was reported shortly after 9.45pm that two masked men, dressed in dark clothing, had entered a property and fired two shots. The men then reportedly left the area in the direction of Montrose Walk.

"Officers attended and spoke to the occupants of the property. Thankfully, there are no reports of any injuries at this time.

“Our enquiries into this incident are ongoing, and we are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw any suspicious activity, or who may have any CCTV footage captured or any other information which could assist, to contact us on 101." 

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