Derry Man Shot In The Legs

A man is recovering in hospital following a shooting in Derry last night.

Police said a number of shots were fired through the front window of a house in Hollymount at around 11pm.

A 26-year-old man sustained a gun shot wound to his leg and is currently being treated in the hospital where he condition is not thought to be life threatening.

Another 22-year-old man was also present in the house at the time, but was not injured.

Detectives said they are still trying to establish a motive for the shooting.

They have appealed for anyone who may have been in the Hollymount Park area late on Wednesday evening, and may have witnessed the attack, to come forward.

CID can be contacted at Strand Road on 0845 600 8000, or information can be passed anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.


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