A hooded man fired two shots during an armed robbery of a bookies in Pennyburn at 7pm on Monday (December 16).
Detectives are appealing for information following the robbery at a Ladbrokes outlet on St Francis Terrace.
The man, who was covering his face with a hood and scarf, demanded money from a staff member and fired two shots.
Anyone who was in the area last night and could help police with their enquiries is asked to contact CID on 0845 600 8000. Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.