News, Culture & Society

Man, 29, shot in both knees and an ankle in Belfast

  • 29-year-old man was shot in both knees and an ankle in Cavendish Street area
  • He is the second man to be shot in a similar way in the city in the last week
  • On December 23, man left with ‘life-changing’ injuries after shot twice in leg

A man has been injured in a ‘paramilitary-style shooting’ in west Belfast, police said.

The 29-year-old man was shot in both knees and an ankle in the Cavendish Street area on Saturday night, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said.

He is the second man to be shot in a similar way in the city in the last week.

The 29-year-old man was shot in both knees and an ankle in the Cavendish Street area on Saturday night, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said

A PSNI spokesman said: ‘Police are currently at the scene of a paramilitary-style shooting in the Cavendish Street area of west Belfast.

‘A report was received at around 7.45pm that a 29-year-old man was shot in both knees and his right ankle.

‘He has been taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.’

On December 23, an 18-year-old man was left with what police said were ‘potentially life-changing injuries’ when he was shot twice in the leg in the Pembroke Loop area of Dunmurry in the city’s south west. 



Read more at DailyMail.co.uk