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Man injured in 'punishment style shooting' in West Belfast

Published 18/02/2016

A man was taken to hospital after being shot in West Belfast
A man was taken to hospital after being shot in West Belfast

Detectives are appealing for information after a man was injured in a "punishment style shooting" in West Belfast.

A man in his 20s was shot in his leg in the Ardmonagh Parade area at 7.40pm on Thursday, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said.

He was taken to hospital for treatment.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Woodbourne Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.

Or they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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