Belfast Telegraph

Man released over Derry paramilitary style shooting

A 42-year-old man arrested on Saturday following a paramilitary style shooting in the Creggan area of Londonderry has been released unconditionally.

He was arrested in the city early on Saturday morning and was taken to the Serious Crime Suite in Musgrave Police Station for questionining.

A 35-year-old man received a gunshot would to his lower leg in the attack shortly after 6pm on Friday.

Police said the "vicious and sickening" attack was carried out by three masked men.

"There is absolutely no justification for this attack and we must all work together to bring those responsible to justice and to stop this from happening to anyone else," Detective Inspector Michael Winters said.

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