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Man shot in the leg by gunmen during punishment-style attack

A man has been shot in the leg by gunmen during a punishment-style attack in Newtownabbey.

The 33-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to his leg after he was dragged into an alley in the Forthill Grove area by two men dressed in black.

The attack happened at around 8.30pm on Tuesday night.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries not thought to be life threatening.

Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

Belfast Telegraph