Man shot in Derry

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A man has been shot in Derry.

Police say the man was put into a car at Ferguson Street around 7.30pm on Tuesday (Jan 24) and taken to an area between Rinmore Drive and Central Drive where he was shot once in the lower right leg.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 0845 600 8000, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Meanwhile a security alert in Amelia Court ended last night.

A number of homes had been evacuated in the area and British Army technical officers tasked to the scene yesterday afternoon.

But the alert ended around 6:30pm last night.

Police say nothing nothing untoward was found.