Police at scene of shooting on Falls Road

Reports that a person has been shot around 8:30pm this evening on the Falls Road, in west Belfast.

Credit: Samuel Severn / Pacemaker Press

Reports that a person has been shot around 8:30pm this evening on the Falls Road, in west Belfast. Credit: Samuel Severn / Pacemaker Press

Police are in attendance following a shooting in the Falls Road area of west Belfast this evening.

At around 8.30pm it was reported that a man had been shot close to the jobs and benefits office.

A number of people gathered after the shooting. Picture Mark Marlow

A number of people gathered after the shooting. Picture Mark Marlow

He has been taken to hospital for treatment to gunshot wounds to his legs.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police and ambulance services at the scene of a shooting on the Falls Road in west Belfast. Picture Mark Marlow

Police and ambulance services at the scene of a shooting on the Falls Road in west Belfast. Picture Mark Marlow