Northern Ireland

Man arrested in connection with north Belfast shooting

Scene of shooting
Image caption The shooting happened in north Belfast on Friday evening

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of two men in north Belfast on Friday.

He was arrested on Saturday night on suspicion of attempted murder and making threats to kill.

The men, aged 22 and 24, suffered a number of gun shot wounds during the shooting in Oldpark Road.

They are in a stable condition in hospital.

Police believe up to ten shots were fired at the 24-year-old man who was standing beside a car.

The 22-year-old man, who was sitting inside the car, was also injured.

One of the men had emergency surgery following the shooting.

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