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Friday 20 July 2018

Police investigating paramilitary-style shooting overnight

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Police are investigating after a man was shot in both legs in a paramilitary style shooting in north Belfast.

The 30-year-old man was shot in both legs in the Velsheda Court area on Monday night.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Sinn Fein councillor Gerry McCabe has condemned the incident.

He said: "There can be no place for these type of actions in our society.

“The people responsible need to end their campaign against the community.

“I would encourage anyone with information to bring it forward to the police."

Belfast Telegraph

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