Northern Ireland

Man shot twice in leg in north Belfast

police officer in front of police car

A 27-year-old man has been shot in the leg in north Belfast.

The man's injuries are not thought to be life threatening but he was taken to hospital for treatment to two gunshot wounds to his left calf.

The attack took place in Jamaica Court shortly before 19:00 GMT on Thursday.

There are no further details at present and the police have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.