Man shot in the feet in paramilitary-style attack in Belfast

Victim shot in each foot in the Ardoyne part of the city last night

The PSNI is investigating a paramilitary-style shooting in north Belfast last night. Photograph: Reuters

The PSNI is investigating a paramilitary-style shooting in north Belfast last night. Photograph: Reuters

 

Police in Northern Ireland are investigating a paramilitary-style shooting in north Belfast last night.

A man was shot in each foot at around 8.20pm in the Havana Walk area of Ardoyne.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Det chief insp Gary Reid said: “I would ask anyone who knows anything about this incident to contact CID at Tennent Street Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.”

“Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”