Northern Ireland

Man shot in the legs on Falls Road

Scene of the shooting Image copyright PACEMAKER
Image caption The man has been taken to the Royal Hospital in Belfast for treatment

A man has been shot in the legs on the Falls Road in Belfast.

Image caption The shooting happened on the Falls Road

Police said it happened at about 20:30 GMT on Wednesday close to the jobs and benefits office.

Image caption An investigation into the shooting is currently ongoing
Image caption Police are at the scene

The victim has been taken to the Royal Hospital in Belfast, where he is in a stable condition.