Man shot in Craigavon

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A man has been shot in the legs in Craigavon.

The incident happened late last night shortly after 11pm in the Meadowbrook area.

Police said a number of men forced their way into a house in the area.

They took a 26 year old man outside and shot him in each leg.

He has been taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “We are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information to contact Detectives in Lurgan on 101 quoting reference number 1311 of 16/12/15. Information can also be passed anonymously by the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”