Man shot 'a number of times' in city centre attack
A man was shot a number of times in a shooting in the New Lodge area of north Belfast.
The victim, aged in his twenties, was shot a number of times in the body, police said.
He was shot in an alleyway between Sheridan Street and Donore Court at about 1am on Monday.
The victim is in a stable condition in hospital.
Sinn Fein MLA Caral Ni Chuilin condemned the "vicious" shooting.
She said: "This was a very serious incident.
“The young man was shot on a number of occasions and we could well have been looking at another fatality in north Belfast this morning.
“This shooting was wrong and I call on those behind it to end their war on the people of north Belfast.
“Anyone with information on this incident should bring it forward to the PSNI."