Man injured in Ballymoney shooting

A man has been taken to hospital after he was shot in the leg in Ballymoney, Co Antrim.

Published 15/01/2013 12:00

It was reported that at around 10pm on Monday the 31-year-old was shot after a man approached him in the Linenhall Street area.

He was treated in hospital for his injuries which aren't believed to be life threatening.

A suspected firearm was recovered from the area and taken away for forensic examination.

Police have appealed to anyone who was in the area at the time of the attack, witnessed the attack or saw anything suspicious or any suspicious vehicles in the area to contact them.

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