Man abducted and shot in Derry

A man has been injured in the Creggan area of Derry in a punishment style shooting.

Police have said he was put into a car at Ferguson Street shortly after 7.30 last evening and taken to an area between Rinmore Drive and Central Drive.

He was shot once in the lower right leg.

He is recovering in Altnagelvin Hospital after undergoing surgery.

The man is in a stable condition.