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Police Officer Holds Gun To A Man’s Head In Raid

This is the dramatic moment when a police officer held a gun to a man’s head in a raid at west Belfast house.

Armed police targeted the property at Aspen Walk in Twinbrook in the early hours of Wednesday after a 41-year-old man was shot in the leg.

Two men, aged 25 and 35, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after armed officers and a police helicopter were deployed.The victim is in a serious condition after the attack at Glasvey Drive.

The suspects remain in police custody and officers remain at the property at Aspen Walk where they have been carrying out searches. A Police Service of Northern Ireland detective said: “A motive for this attack has not yet been established. “I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that would assist with our investigation to contact detectives in Lisburn police station.”