Man Dies In Co Meath Shooting Incident

A man aged in his 50s has been killed after being shot in Ratoath, Co Meath.

Gardaí have reported that the man died in an incident at the Old Mill yesterday, 23 March.

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination by the Garda Technical Bureau and Dr. Michael Curtis from the State Pathologists Office has attended the scene.

A post mortem is scheduled to take place tomorrow at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses who may have been in and around The Old Mill housing estate in Ratoath, or the Fairyhouse Road yesterday evening and who may have seen anything unusual or suspicious to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01-8010600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800  666 111 or any Garda Station.

More information is due to be released today, 24 March.


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