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Dublin: 5 °C Thursday 14 November, 2019

Man shot in the leg while walking

The 35-year-old man was attacked in a suburban area near Lisburn last night.

General view of the Glasvey Rise area in Dunmurry
General view of the Glasvey Rise area in Dunmurry
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A MAN HAS been taken to hospital after he was shot in the leg last night while walking in a residential area.

The 35-year-old was attacked shortly after 10pm in the Glasvey Rise area of Dunmurry, between Belfast and Lisburn.

He was walking in the suburban area surrounded by parkland when shots were fired and he was wounded. The man was taken to hospital, where his injuries were described as serious but not life-threatening last night.

The PSNI have appealed for anyone with information, or any witnesses, to contact Lisburn police station or the independent Crimestoppers charity.

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