Man shot in the leg in Whitehouse Road area of Londonderry

The incident happened on the Whitehouse Road Credit: PSNI

A man has been shot in the leg in Londonderry.

Police were at the scene of the incident in the Whitehouse Road area on Monday night into Tuesday.

They said a man was shot in the calf and taken to hospital.

Inspector Michael Gahan said: “A cordon remains in place at the junction of Coshquin Road and Whitehouse Road in the city this morning, Tuesday, 24th January, as police continue to conduct enquiries into a shooting in the area last night.

“Shortly after 9.30pm, it was reported a man had been shot in the lower leg, and he remains in hospital this morning.“We'll update you when the cordon has been lifted. Thank you to everyone for their co-operation in the meantime.”

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