In Belfast, Northern Ireland a shooting incident outside of a fast food restaurant has local police on the scene conducting an investigation. The shooting took place outside of the restaurant in North Belfast on the Oldpark Road. Police have blocked the road and suspended travel for the time being as they survey the scene and investigate the incident. Barriers have been put in place to divert traffic away from the area.
There was one victim, who suffered a gunshot wound. No report has yet been given on his condition or the severity of his injury. He was taken to a local hospital shortly after authorities arrived on the scene. An update is expected once he has received treatment and been evaluated by physicians. Police have offered no indications as to what the motive for the shooting might have been, nor of how many suspects are being sought. No details of the incident have yet been released.
By Jim Malone
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