A man has been shot in the arms and legs in what police have described as a “paramilitary-style attack”.
The man was targeted by a gang of three who forced their way into a house in Stranocum, Co Antrim at around 10:20pm on Saturday.
Inspector Stephen McCafferty said police are “treating this brutal shooting as a paramilitary-style attack”.
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“This is despicable and should not happen in a civilised society,” he said.
“An investigation is underway and I would urge anyone with any information to call detectives on 101 quoting reference number 2308 of 19/09/20.
“Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”