Northern Ireland

Man shot in leg in Spamount Street, north Belfast

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An 18-year-old man has been shot in the leg in north Belfast.

The man was walking along Spamount Street in the New Lodge area on Tuesday night just before 20:00 GMT when he was attacked.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to the gunshot wound to his lower right leg.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.