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Belfast man shot in both hands and legs

A man is being treated in hospital for gunshot wounds to both hands and legs after a paramilitary style shooting in west Belfast.

It happened on Sunday evening just before 9.30pm.

It was reported to police that a man had been shot a number of times at a grassed area in the Norglen Parade area.

The man aged in his 30s was taken to hospital following the incident where he is being treated for gunshot wounds to both hands and legs.

Detective Inspector Rowland said: “This was a brutal and savage attack on a man in a densely populated residential area and we are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information which could assist us with our enquiries to contact detectives at Musgrave on 101 quoting reference number 1371 17/09/17. Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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