Man arrested after teenager shot in paramilitary style attack

The 16-year-old male was shot in both legs

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A man has been arrested in Northern Ireland after a teenager was shot in both legs.

The paramilitary style shooting happened at Aitnamona Crescent in west Belfast on Sunday December 18th.

The 16-year-old male was shot in both legs.

Police have arrested a 42-year-old man as part of the investigation.

The man was arrested at an address in west Belfast on the evening on Friday December 23rd, and is assisting officers with their enquiries.

Officers are appealing for information and anyone who knows anything about this attack is asked to contact detectives at Musgrave police station.