Belfast man escapes serious injury after bullets fail to penetrate his footwear

Police in Belfast are investigating two separate shooting incidents today.

Three men forced their way into a house in Cranbrook Gardens in north Belfast at 11.20pm last night, took a man in his 30s outside and shot him in both feet.

However, the bullets failed to penetrate his footwear and he was not badly hurt.

Separately, a man in his 30s was shot in the leg in Poleglass at around 10.20pm last night.

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.


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