Man shot in Strabane attack

A 25-year-old man has been shot and beaten in an over night attack in Strabane.

The man was in bed with his partner when the front door of their Glebe Gardens home was forced and two masked men entered their bedroom.

The man was beaten with a bat as he lay in bed.

One of the attackers also fired a number of shots from a handgun hitting the man in an arm and a leg.

His girlfriend received head injuries during the attack.

Both were taken to hospital.