Northern Ireland

Man shot in leg in west Belfast

A man has been injured in a shooting in west Belfast.

He was walking along Lenadoon Avenue at about 2130 BST on Thursday when he was approached by four men in a car.

The man got into the vehicle and was taken to an alleyway near Gibson Street where he was shot in the leg.

The man was taken to hospital but his injury is not believed to be life threatening.

The gunmen escaped in the car.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the shooting to contact them.