15/08/2007

Man Shot In County Down

A 28-year-old man has been shot in the leg in a gun attack in County Down.

The man was getting out of his car at the Quays in Killyleagh at about 1.00am on Wednesday morning when a man approached him and shot him.

The man is recovering in hospital where his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the attack to contact them.

(SB/SP)

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