Two Arrests Made In Shooting Incident

Two men have been arrested following a burglary and shooting attack at Kilmoyle, Co Longford, yesterday.

At around 6.30am a man in his 30's disturbed three males who were on his property at the time. During the incident the property owner shot one of the men. The second mal escaped on foot and was arrested and a third male fled in a van stolen during the incident. He was arrested when Gardai intercepted the van on the N4.

The injured man was taken to Mullingar hospital.

The two men arrested are currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at Longford Garda Station.


Related Irish News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

11 May 2011
Inchicore Murder Arrests Made
Gardai investigating a shooting in Inchicore have arrested three males in the Dublin area. A murder investigation was launched following the shooting incident at Myra Close on the 9th May. A 19-year-old man was critically injured and pronounced dead at St James's hospital.
10 August 2009
Arrests Over Deadly Dublin Feud
Two men have been arrested after a spate of gun and pipe-bomb attacks in Dublin that led to the death of a known gang member. The two men are in custody and a firearm and ammunition have been recovered following the shooting incident at Lealand Avenue at about 2am on Saturday morning.
18 August 2009
Four Held In Carroll Murder Probe
News has emerged today that Gardaí investigating a fatal shooting earlier this year have made arrests in Dublin. They were detained as detectives hunt for the killers of John Carroll who died on 18th February after a shooting at a public house in The Coombe, Dublin 8.
25 February 2011
Arrests Follow Double Newry Stabbing
The border city of Newry has been blighted by a double stabling incident. Two men have been taken to hospital in the North after they were stabbed in the stomach. It is understood there was an altercation some time before 5am this morning at a house in Drumgullion Avenue, Newry. A third man received a slash wound to his arm.
11 January 2010
Arrests Follow Deadly Double Shooting
Four people are in custody today as Gardai at Pearse Street station investigating the fatal shooting at Pearse House on Sunday continue to probe the deadly incident. Three males and one female were arrested in Dublin overnight and are currently detained at City Centre Garda Stations under Section 50 Criminal Justice Act 2007.