Man shot in leg in Ballymoney

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A 31-year-old man is recovering after being shot in the leg in Northern Ireland.

He was targeted as he walked on Linenhall Street in Ballymoney, Co Antrim at about 10pm on Monday night.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment to injuries which were not believed to be life threatening.

A suspected firearm was recovered from the area and taken away for forensic examination.

A spokeswoman for the PSNI has appealed for anyone with information to come forward.