Man arrested over Derry punishment style shooting

Police have arrested a man in Derry in connection to a paramilitary style punishment shooting in the city.

A PSNI spokesman says detectives in the city have “arrested a 32 year old man on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a firearm with criminal intent.

“The arrest follows a shooting incident in the Creggan Road area on Sunday 20th November when a 22 year old man sustained a number of gunshot wounds to both legs. The man is currently in custody helping police with their enquiries,” the spokesman says.

Police have asked anyone who was in the area and may have witnessed this incident or who has any information to contact them on 0845 600 8000, or to contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or at www.crimestoppers-uk.org