Two men, both aged in their 20s, have been shot in separate incidents in Londonderry and west Belfast.
Shortly after 7.35pm a 27 year-old man was shot in his left thigh in an alleyway in west Belfast.
After the incident between Ross Road and Balkan Street the victim was taken to hospital for treatment to non life-threatening injuries.
One man is believed to have been seen running towards the Balkan Street area following the incident
Around midnight on Monday two men entered a house in Kerrigan Close in Londonderry and shot a man in his 20s in both legs.
Police have appealed for information.