VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Armed police fire warning shot in dramatic Larne incident

Dramatic video has emerged of a police operation which took place in Larne last night.

The footage, which viewers are warned contains strong language, shows armed officers at a property in the Antiville estate late on Wednesday night (May 24).

The incident took place in Larne on Wednesday night (May 24).

The incident took place in Larne on Wednesday night (May 24).

Police have confirmed they fired a warning shot during the operation in the Fairview area in which two men were arrested.

No-one was injured.

Superintendent Darrin Jones said: “The two men, aged 25 and 31, were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life, possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence and threats to kill, after officers attending a report of a domestic incident at the house at around 11.40pm, were refused entry and threatened by men armed with knives and a suspected firearm.

“Both men are currently in custody assisting officers with their enquiries.”

Screengrab from video of police operation in Larne on Wednesday night (May 24)

Screengrab from video of police operation in Larne on Wednesday night (May 24)