Armed gang burst into house in West Belfast and kneecap 24-year-old
A 24-year-old has been kneecapped by men who burst into a house in west Belfast.
The victim was shot in both knees and both ankles in a back yard after "a number of males in dark clothing" broke into the house and hit him with a hammer on Friday evening.
He has been left with potentially life-changing injuries after the assault in Whiterock Drive which is situated in a Nationalist area of the city.
Detective Inspector Michael McDonnell said: " Police received a report at around 7.10pm that a number of males in dark clothing had entered a house and struck a man over the head... read more
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