Man shot and injured in Co Armagh

Wednesday 03 April 2013 22.35
Police said a motive has not yet been established
Police said a motive has not yet been established

Masked men have shot and wounded a 55-year-old man in Co Armagh.

The victim was hit in the hand at Graham Court, Moira, just before 8pm last night.

He was treated in hospital, but his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A PSNI spokesperson said a motive for the shooting has yet to be established.

"Police received a report that as a 55-year-old man alighted from his car he was approached by two masked men, one of whom shot him in the hand."

Detectives have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.