Northern Ireland

New Lodge, north Belfast attack: Man shot in legs

A man in his 30s has been injured in a paramilitary shooting in the New Lodge area of north Belfast.

The victim was shot in both legs at Carlisle Parade. It was reported to police at about 19:40 GMT on Tuesday.

He is being treated in hospital for injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police have appealed for anyone who noticed anything suspicious in the area to contact them.

Sinn Féin assembly member Gerry Kelly condemned the shooting.

"This is yet another attempt to intimidate the local community, but those responsible represent no one but themselves," he said.