BREAKING NEWS: Man shot and beaten in Coleraine

Police at the scene at a house in Kingsbury Gardens in Coleraine where a 45-year old man was shot through the leg by four masked men at 10-45 pm on Thursday evening. Another man in the house escaped through a back window. The shooting victim was taken to The Causeway Hospital.PICTURE MARK JAMIESON.
Police at the scene at a house in Kingsbury Gardens in Coleraine where a 45-year old man was shot through the leg by four masked men at 10-45 pm on Thursday evening. Another man in the house escaped through a back window. The shooting victim was taken to The Causeway Hospital.PICTURE MARK JAMIESON.
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A man has been shot in the leg and beaten in Coleraine.

It happened at Kingsbury Gardens at about 2245 BST on Thursday.

Four masked men, two believed to be armed, went into the 45-year-old’s home and shot him several times.

He was treated in hospital for his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening. Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.