Published Wednesday, 23 July 2014
The incident happened in the Lincoln Court area at around 11.30pm on Tuesday.
The man was taken to hospital for his injuries which police described as not life-threatening.
Loyalist paramilitaries are being blamed locally for carrying out the gun attack.
Willie Hay, DUP MLA for Foyle, said the man, who is from the area, was asked to go to the children's playpark at Rossdowney.
"There he was shot in both legs.
"One had to condemn it and quite obviously, this was a well planned shooting."
Police have appealed for information and can be contacted on the non-emergency number 101.
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