Man shot in thigh and two ankles in punishment-style attack in Derry

Victim is recovering in hospital after being shot several times in the legs

Rinmore Drive

Rinmore Drive, Derry | File photo: Google Maps

A man has been injured in a punishment-style shooting in Derry.

The man was shot in each ankle and once in the thigh in the Rinmore Drive area of Creggan last night.

The PSNI has launched an investigation into the incident, which happened at around 10.30pm.

The victim, who is in his 30s, is currently recovering in hospital.

Police have asked anyone with information to come forward.