DETECTIVES in Northern Ireland are investigating after gunshots were fired at a residential property overnight.
The incident took place at around 11pm last night in Newtownards, Co. Down, PSNI officers confirm.
“Detectives are appealing for information following a report of shots fired at a property in the Shackleton Walk area of Newtownards on Sunday, April 16,” they state.
Detective Sergeant Bell said: “Shortly after 11:05pm, it was reported that two shots were fired at a first floor flat in the area.
“Damage was reported to the living room window and bedroom window. No one was inside during the incident.”
Det Sgt Bell added: “Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and we are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time, or who may have any information which could assist us, to call us on 101, quoting reference number 2050 16/04/23.
“You can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.
“You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 11.”