Published Saturday, 19 October 2013
Forensic officers examined the scene of the shooting. (© UTV)
The attack happened in New Barnsley Gardens in the west of the city on Saturday afternoon.
Police said the 19-year-old was shot in the buttocks by two masked men and his injuries were "not serious".
The men, who were wearing dark clothing, made off in the direction of Vere Foster Walk.
The victim remains in a stable condition in hospital.
Police have appealed for information.
Detective Chief Inspector Alan Little said: "We need the community's assistance with this incident and I would ask anyone with any information about this incident to contact CID in Grosvenor Road Police Station on 0845 600 8000.
"Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111."
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