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Killers on camera Shocking CCTV footage shows suspected killers in Mark Hall murder as police issue appeal

'This violent, deadly attack has left behind a heartbroken family'


CCTV footage showing some of the last public sightings of murder victim Mark Hall has been released by police as they issued a new appeal for information. 

Detectives investigating the murder of Hall in west Belfast on Saturday, December 18 last, publicly published the video in a bid to help catch his killers.

The early part of the footage captures Wall as he walks along a lane carrying two shopping bags as he makes his way through the St James’s area towards his family home at Rodney Drive.

The scene then switches to a street view of the area where the two gunmen are seen arriving and the vehicle they travelled in.

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Mark Hall with his family

Mark Hall with his family

Mark Hall with his family

Detective Chief Inspector Neil McGuinness said: “Mark Hall was shot dead in a barbaric gun attack on Rodney Drive in west Belfast, on Saturday, December 18.

“That afternoon, at approximately 4.35pm, two gunmen fired shots through the front window of his family home. Mark was critically wounded, and sadly later died in hospital.

“To encourage witnesses to come forward, we have today (28 Jan 2022) released CCTV footage.

“It shows Mark’s last movements, as he travelled through the St James’s area to the family home on Rodney Drive.

“The footage also shows a silver vehicle, which we believe had a yellow taxi sign on its roof, turn from Donegal Road into St James’s Crescent and stop.

“We believe the footage then shows the two gunmen exit from the rear passenger door of the vehicle, before they walk along an alleyway which runs behind the houses on St James’s Crescent and Rodney Drive.”

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The police appeal also asks for specific information including: "Did you see Mark as he made his final journey to his family home on Rodney Drive? Did you see the silver car arrive or leave the area?"

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Mark Hall was gunned down

Mark Hall was gunned down

Mark Hall was gunned down

"Did you see the two people who got out of the car? We believe the gunmen were wearing dark clothing with hoods pulled over their heads. Did you see the shooting? Did you see the gunmen leave the area?"

“This violent, deadly attack has left behind a heartbroken family.

"It has left an entire community united in shock and fearful that such a violent attack should happen in a busy residential area, as many people prepared for Christmas," Detective Chief Inspector McGuinness added.

“If you have any information, no matter how uncertain you may be or insignificant it may seem, please do the right thing and call us."

"You can contact detectives directly on 101. Alternatively, you can submit information and/or upload videos, images and dash cam footage onto the Major Incident Public Portal on: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/PSNI21Q23-PO1

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers.uk.orgwww.crimestoppers-uk.org

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