Wednesday 13 December 2017

Man critically ill after shooting

A man is critically ill in hospital after being shot in Belfast
A man is critically ill in hospital after being shot in Belfast

An 18-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in both legs in Belfast.

He was targeted at Ardoyne Avenue in the north of the city at about 8.30pm on Tuesday.

A spokesman for the Police Service of Northern Ireland said the attack was a suspected paramilitary style shooting.

A 39-year-old man was arrested and is being questioned about the shooting.

Press Association

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