Northern Ireland

Stephen Carson murder: Man arrested in Belfast

Stephen Carson was shot in his family home in Walmer Street, Belfast
Image caption Stephen Carson was shot in his family home in Walmer Street, Belfast

Police investigating the killing of a man who was shot in front of his family at his home four months ago have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

Stephen Carson, 28, was shot in the head through a bathroom door at Walmer Street, Belfast, on 26 February.

He was having a meal with his partner and nine-year-old son when an armed gang forced their way into the house.

The arrested man, who is 35, was detained in Belfast and remains in police custody.

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