Man is shot in both legs in west Belfast
A 25-year-old man shot yesterday in both legs has become the third victim of a paramilitary shooting this week.
The young man was shot in the Twin Spires area of Northumberland Street in west Belfast around 6.30pm.
He was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Two other men were shot in north Belfast earlier this week.
A man in his late 20s was taken to hospital with gunshot wounds to his legs following a shooting in Ardoyne on Monday night.
On Tuesday morning an 18-year-old man was taken to hospital with gunshot wounds to both legs after a shooting at a flat on the Antrim Road.