Northern Ireland

Police investigate shooting in west Belfast

Scene of west Belfast incident
Image caption The area was cordoned off while police examined the area

Police and paramedics are at the scene of a shooting in west Belfast.

It is understood that a man has been injured.

Thames Street, off Broadway, has been cordoned off since just before 22:30 BST on Tuesday.

Residents in the area have reported hearing three shots being fired. There are no further details.