Man shot in the legs in the Bogside

Sat, 09/03/2019 - 09:57 -- Editor

Police are investigating a paramilitary style shooting that took place at Lisfannon Park at 7.15pm yesterday (Friday) evening.

A 25 year old man was shot in both legs and his mother, who heard him calling for help, ran to his aid. The man was taken to hospital for treatment. Police condemned the attack, which took place in a residential area during the early evening when children and families were going about their normal everyday lives. Independent candidate for the Moor, Emmet Doyle, has condemned the shooting as 'despicable'