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Man shot in so-called 'punishment attack' in West Belfast

Northern IrelandBy Jamie McDowell
Man shot in so-called 'punishment attack' in West Belfast

A 26-year-old man has been shot in both legs in West Belfast.

The attack had all the hallmarks of a paramilitary 'punishment shooting'.

It happened on Lady Street in West Belfast on Tuesday evening at around 8.55pm.

Two men were seen running from the attack on McDonnell Street.

The victim's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The PSNI have asked for anyone with any information to contact them.