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Man in his 30s shot in ankles and thigh

The gun attack happened in the Rinmore Drive area of Derry last night.

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A MAN IN his 30s is recovering in hospital after he was shot several times in the legs in Derry last night.

The attack happened in the Rinmore Drive area, to the west of the city, at around 10.30pm.

“The victim, who is in his thirties, was shot in each ankle and once in the thigh. He is currently recovering in hospital,” the PSNI’s Inspector Sam Shearer said.

“We are appealing for witnesses and information. Police can be contacted by calling 101, quoting reference 1385 09/08/16.

“If someone would prefer to provide information without giving their name they can call the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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