Wednesday 24 August 2016

Man, 31, shot in leg in street

Published 15/01/2013 | 08:30

The PSNI has appealed for anyone with information about a shooting in Ballymoney to come forward
The PSNI has appealed for anyone with information about a shooting in Ballymoney to come forward

A 31-year-old man is recovering after being shot in the leg in Northern Ireland.

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He was targeted as he walked on Linenhall Street in Ballymoney, Co Antrim, at about 10pm on Tuesday night.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment to injuries which were not believed to be life-threatening.

A suspected firearm was recovered from the area and taken away for forensic examination.

A spokeswoman for the PSNI has appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

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