Man in critical condition after being chased down street and shot several times

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Police at the scene of the shooting in west Belfast

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...




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