Northern Ireland

Poleglass: Man shot in foot on outskirts of west Belfast

Forensic officers examine the scene of the shooting Image copyright Kevin Scott / Presseye
Image caption Forensic officers examine the scene of the shooting

A man has been shot in the foot in Poleglass on the outskirts of west Belfast.

He was approached by four masked men in an entryway in Laurelbank at about 22:10 BST on Sunday.

They ordered the man to lie down before shooting him.

Image copyright Kevin Scott / Presseye
Image caption Emergency services attended following the shooting

He was later taken to hospital for injuries which police said were not believed to be life threatening.