13/09/2018

Man Shot In Both Legs In L'Derry

A man has been taken to hospital after he was shot in both legs in L'Derry.

Police said they responded to a report that shots had been fired in the Creggan area at around 9.30pm on Wednesday, 12 September.

A spokesperson said: "A man in his 20s, who sustained a number of gunshots to his legs, has been taken to hospital by NIAS for treatment."
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Sinn Féin Cllr, Kevin Campbell, has hit out at those responsible.

"A young man has been shot in the legs in Oakland Park estate in Creggan," he said.

"I utterly condemn this attack. These actions should stop immediately and those responsible should pack up and get off the backs of the community.

"Anyone with information on this shooting should bring it forward to the Police immediately."

(LM/CM)

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