Man suffers leg injuries in paramilitary-style shooting

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A 27-year-old man was shot in the leg in a paramilitary-style shooting in Belfast last night (Friday).

Emergency services were called to Monagh Road in west Belfast at 9.25pm and took the victim to hospital.

Police are appealing for information following shooting.

Police are appealing for information following shooting.

PSNI Inspector James Murphy said: "This is a cowardly, despicable act that was carried out in a built-up area.

"The perpetrator, or perpetrators, do not care for either the victim or the people who live in close proximity to where this incident happened.

"I would appeal for anyone who witnessed this incident or anyone who has information to contact detectives at Musgrave on 101 quoting ref 2168 06/09/19."