Man targeted in Derry punishment style shooting

A man in his mid twenties was taken to hospital after being shot in a punishment style shooting in Derry on Sunday.

The shooting occurred after 6 p.m. in a house in Creggan Hill.

The young man is believed to have been shot in both ankles,  a young mother who was with her young children in the area at the time was told to go home by the masked men or she would be shot.

It is believed the gunmen made their getaway through a nearby alleyway and then in a car.

This is the second shooting in the city within the past week.