Man shot in leg in west Belfast

Man shot in leg in west Belfast

PSNI officers at the scene of the second shooting in west Belfast in less than 48 hoursImage copyright
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PSNI officers at the scene of the second shooting in west Belfast in less than 48 hours

A man has been shot in the leg on Forest Street, off the Springfield Road, in west Belfast.

The shooting happened at about 20:50 GMT on Thursday. A PSNI forensic team is currently examining the area.

The Belfast Trust said a youth is in a stable condition at the Royal Victoria Hospital.

The incident follows a man being shot in the legs on Wednesday night close to the jobs and benefits office on the Falls Road in west Belfast.

Source: BBC News – Northern Ireland

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