19-year-old shot in the leg 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 this morning.
Police received a report that the victim had been assaulted by a number of men.
The man was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.
Police are appealing for information.
It follows a report released earlier this week which showed that paramilitaries are still active on a large scale in the North.