Incident Summary:

07/22/2017: Assailants shot and wounded a civilian in Henry Place, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201707220018

When:
2017-07-22

Country:
United Kingdom

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland

City:
Belfast

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Henry Place neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilian: Cheikh Ba
Nationality of Target Northern Ireland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Paramilitary-style attacks," Irish News, July 24, 2017."
"Man injured after "brutal and horrific" attack in the North," Newstalk, July 22, 2017."
"Man injured in 'brutal and horrific' Belfast shooting," RTE Online, July 22, 2017."