Northern Ireland

New Lodge, north Belfast: Man, 19, shot in leg

Image caption It is believed that the 19-year-old was attacked by a number of men.

A 19-year-old man has been shot in the leg in the New Lodge area of north Belfast.

The shooting happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police received a report that the victim had been assaulted by a number of men.

It is believed the attack may have taken place near Hillman Street.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

Police are appealing for information.