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Man shot in both legs by masked intruders in Derry

Police are appealing for information after a man was shot in both legs at a house in Derry.
Jonathan McCambridge, PA

Police are appealing for information after a man was shot in both legs at a house in Derry.

The incident occurred in the Kildrum Gardens area of the city in the early hours of Tuesday.

A PSNI spokesman said: “It was reported just after midnight that three masked men had entered a property in the area.

“Two of them entered a bedroom where a man, aged in his 30s, was sleeping and shot him twice – once in each leg.

“He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

“A woman, who was also in the property at the time, was thankfully physically uninjured but has been left shaken by the incident.”

Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 6 of 05/04/22.

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