Two charged with Belfast shooting murder
Monday 05 March 2012
Two people have been charged with the murder of a man in Belfast city centre.
Christopher Mackin, 31, was gunned down in the College Square North area last week.
A 40-year-old man and 35-year-old woman arrested in the wake of the Thursday night shooting have now been charged with the murder. They will appear in court in Belfast tomorrow.
A 24-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man detained yesterday in connection with the killing continued to be questioned by detectives.
Mackin, a father of one, who lived near the scene of the attack with his mother, was shot a number of times and died a short time later in hospital.
The victim was known to police in relation to past crimes.
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