Man shot in both legs

A local man was shot in both legs last night outside his home.

The shooting of the man, named locally as Martin Carlin took place last night (Tuesday) in the Ballyarnet Village area of Derry.

Police revealed that at approximately 6.30pm the 61 year old man was shot in both legs just outside his home.

It is believed the shooter left on a motorbike. Detectives are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or is able to provide any information to contact them at Strand Road CID on 0845 600 8000.

Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.