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Man shot in the ankles and legs in west Belfast

By Claire Williamson

Published 29/09/2016

Police at the scene of a shooting in the Bread Street area of west Belfast on September 29th 2016 , Northern Ireland (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Police at the scene of a shooting in the Bread Street area of west Belfast on September 29th 2016 , Northern Ireland (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Police at the scene of a shooting in the Bread Street area of west Belfast on September 29th 2016 , Northern Ireland (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Police at the scene of a shooting in the Bread Street area of west Belfast on September 29th 2016 , Northern Ireland (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)

A man has been taken to hospital after a shooting in west Belfast.

It happened in the Bread Street area at around 10pm on Thursday night.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said the man was shot in the ankles and legs.

He has been taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

His condition is not known at this stage.

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