Gunshot victim is found in Sunderland street

A man is recovering in hospital after being shot in Sunderland.

The 28-year-old, who has not been named, was found in the city's Granville Street late on Sunday.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said the victim had suffered gunshot wounds to one of his legs and was currently being treated in hospital.

The spokesman added that the man's injuries were not thought to be life-threatening. An appeal for witnesses has been made.

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