By Q Radio News
A 30-year-old man is fighting for his life after a gun attack on a busy street in west Belfast last night.
Police say the victim was chased down the Springfield Road by a gunman and shot several times.
It happened just after half past seven. The suspect made off on foot.
The PSNI has condemned it as a reckless attack in broad daylight that endangered the lives of everyone in the vicinity.
A passing ambulance crew heard the shots, treated the victim on the pavement, then rushed him to hospital.
This man lives just yards from the scene of the shooting...
🎥 Springfield Road W. Belfast shooting. Eyewitness tells @qnewsdesk: several shots fired “near kids” - man (30) hit number of times - passing ambulance crew heard shots - saw victim lying on pavement - treated him at scene - then rushed to nearby RVH. He’s fighting for his life pic.twitter.com/SWa3q2hWYf— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) July 22, 2019
West Belfast shooting update. 30yo victim critical. He was chased along Springfield Road & shot a number of times. Police say “reckless and ruthless attack in broad daylight endangered lives of everyone in the vicinity.” PSNI statement in full: pic.twitter.com/7ufvwpkMhk— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) July 22, 2019