Man shot in legs in Belfast alleyway

Man shot in legs in Belfast alleyway

A man in his 20s has been shot in the legs in an alleyway in west Belfast, police have confirmed.

The incident happened in the Shaws Road area in the city at around 8pm on Saturday.A PSNI spokesperson said that a number of shots have been fired.The man has been taken to hospital. His gunshot wounds are not believed to be life-threatening.The investigation into the paramilitary-style shooting is "at an early stage", the spokesperson added.They have appealed for witnesses to come forward.Police in west Belfast at scene of shooting incident in Shaw's Rd area. Shots fired around 8pm and man in 20's with injuries to legs.— PSNI (@PoliceServiceNI) August 30, 2014

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