Northern Ireland

Shot fired at man in north Belfast's New Lodge area

White van within security cordon
Image caption The Antrim Road from Carlisle Circus to Pim Street remains closed

A shot was fired at a man in the New Lodge area of north Belfast on Monday morning, police have said.

The attack happened just after 07:00 GMT on Stratheden Street. The man was not injured.

One man has been arrested and a vehicle seized. The Antrim Road has now reopened after being closed for a time.

Detective Chief Inspector Alan Little said the attack was "an extremely reckless act in a heavily populated area".

He added: "We are investigating a number of lines of enquiry and I am keen to hear from anyone who was near the Antrim Road/Stratheden Street area this morning and who may be able to assist."