19/12/2014

Man Injured In Belfast Shooting

A man has been injured in a shooting in west Belfast.

The incident happened shortly after 9pm on Thursday (18 December).

It is understood three men walked into a fast food outlet in the Falls Road area of the city and shot an 18-year-old male twice in the right leg.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The men who carried out the attack are said to have been dressed in black clothing and were wearing balaclavas.
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Following the shooting, they fled the scene on foot along Thames Street.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any information, is asked to contact police.

(JP/MH)

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