Man shot in the leg in Derry

A 24-year-old man has been shot in the leg Derry.

The police have confirmed that around 10 o'clock last night three masked men forced their way into a house at Cable Street in the Bogside area.

One went to an upstairs bedroom and fired a number of shots, none of which hit the man. A second masked man then went upstairs and shot him once in the back of his right leg.

The gang escaped through the back door.

The victim's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.