Police are searching for a man who fired a single shot at a woman in north Belfast on Wednesday night.
The woman was standing in the street in St Patrick’s Street, east of the city, when she was shot in the arm, said police spokeswoman Lorna McCollough.
A man, who is believed to be in his 20s, fled the scene on foot.
He was captured on CCTV footage in a nearby car with a handgun and a white bag over his shoulder.
Police believe the man may have been driving away from the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Lornan O’Neill on 01842 945 022.