Northern Ireland

Gang in Coleraine shoot and beat man in house

scene of attack in Coleraine
Image caption Four men went into the house to carry out the attack

A man has been shot in the leg and beaten in Coleraine, County Londonderry.

It happened at Kingsbury Gardens at about 2245 BST on Thursday.

Four masked men, two believed to be armed, went into the 45-year-old's home and shot him several times.

He was treated in hospital for his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening. Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.