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Masked gunmen shot a man in the arms and legs at a house in west Belfast Reuters

Northern Ireland police have launched an enquiry after masked gunman shot a man multiple times in a street in west Belfast.

The attack, in which the victim was shot in the arms and legs, happened at approximately 9.15pm on Tuesday, 20 January, at a house in Hawthorne Street in the west of the capital.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for information.

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West Belfast shooting
A man was shot in the arms and legs at a west Belfast home Google Maps