Northern Ireland

Coleraine: Mother and son shot in house by masked man

Police are at the scene of the shooting in Coleraine
Image caption Forensic officers are at the scene of the shooting in Coleraine

A mother and her son have been shot in Coleraine, County Londonderry.

A masked man entered a house in James Street at about 19:15 GMT on Sunday and shot a man in his 20s in the leg.

His mother, a woman in her 50s, was also shot in the foot.

Police said their injuries were not life-threatening. Insp Paul Patton appealed for anyone with information to contact police.

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Image caption The shooting happened at a house in James Street at about 19:15 GMT on Sunday
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Image caption Police have appealed for information about the attack
Image caption A man in his 20s was shot in the leg during the incident
Image caption The man's mother was shot in the foot