The incidents happened just 100 metres apart.

Police in the North are today investigating two paramilitary-style shootings in which took place in Derry last night.

The incidents happened within 10 minutes of each other, and less than 100 metres apart, in the Ballymagroarty area.

Two men aged 24 and 32 were taken to hospital for treatment after being shot in the knee and leg.

The PSNI say both men have been left with physical and psychological scars.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PSNI.