Man Killed In Co Mayo Shooting

A man has died in a shooting incident in Co Mayo, Gardaí have reported.

The victim has been named as 29-year-old Owen Maughan.

Garda said he was shot a number of times in the back at a service station at Moneen in Castlebar at around 3.30pm.

Mr Maughan died a short time later at Mayo General Hospital.

A post-mortem is due to be carried out today (19 December).

A technical examination is due to be carried out at the scene.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact Castlebar Garda Station on 094-9038200.

They are particularly interested in locating a dark-coloured estate car that left the scene heading in the direction of the Claremorris Road out of Castlebar.


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