Garda Appeal For Information On Drogheda Shooting Incident

An investigation has been launched into a shooting incident in Drogheda.

A man, aged in his 30s, is in a serious condition in hospital after he was shot in the neck in an incident at the M1 Retail Park which occurred at about 2.45pm on Tuesday 27 February.

The man was attacked after he left premises in the retail park and got into a white Vauxhall Astra with two other men.

A black Volkswagen Passat with a 132-D registration pulled up close to the Astra and a number of shots were fired into it.

The man, who was a passenger in the car, was hit at least once. The other two men were not injured.

Gardaí believe that the shooting is connected to an ongoing feud in Drogheda.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Drogheda Garda Station.

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