Man arrested in connection with Newtownabbey shooting

General view of  Bawnmore Drive in Newtownabbey where the attack happened. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com
General view of Bawnmore Drive in Newtownabbey where the attack happened. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Police investigating a shooting incident in the Mill Road area of Newtownabbey have arrested a man.

The shooting incident occurred in the Bawnmore Drive area at approximately 8:45pm on February 5.

It is understood that two shots were fired at the property. Speaking in the wake of the incident, a PSNI spokesperson stated there were no injuries.

Detailing the arrest, a police spokesperson said: “Detectives have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with a shooting in the Bawnmore/Mill Road area of Newtownabbey on Sunday, February 5.”

There are no further details at this time.