Northern Ireland

Stephen Carson murder: Man released pending report to PPS

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, in February

A man who was arrested on suspicion of murdering Stephen Carson in February has been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service.

Mr Carson, 28, was shot in front of his family at his home in 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 35-year-old man who was questioned about the murder was detained in Belfast on Monday.

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