The incident took place at a petrol station on the Crumlin Road
A PSNI officer has been shot in the arm after a shooting took place in north Belfast.
The PSNI said the officer was injured in a suspected drive-by attack.
It is the first shooting of its kind in Northern Ireland for over eight years.
The Police Federation for Northern Ireland tweeted "There are reports that 1 of our Officer's has been injured in a terrorist shooting in Belfast.
It happened at a petrol station on the Crumlin Road shortly after 7pm - the area has been closed off while officers investigate.
Mark Lindsay, chairman of the Police Federation for Northern Ireland, said "This is an appalling act, and I wish to condemn it in the strongest possible terms.
"This attack on the life of an officer is a stark reminder of the determination on the part of terrorists to murder and maim police officers.
Speaking about the incident North Belfast MP Nigel Dodds condemned the shooting incident saying "This is a deeply disturbing incident which echoes back to the kind of terrorism we used to face on a daily basis.
Crumlin Rd N Belfast closed as police investigate shooting incident. Officer shot and wounded at petrol station around 7.30pm. Info to 101.— PSNI (@PoliceServiceNI) January 22, 2017
Utterly condemn the shooting of a police officer in North Belfast - the work of cowards. Praying they make a full recovery.— Arlene Foster (@DUPleader) January 22, 2017
I appeal to anyone who has information about the shooting to contact the PSNI immediately. My thoughts are with the officer and his family.— James Brokenshire (@JBrokenshire) January 22, 2017
More to follow.