One Stabbed, One Shot And Five Arrested In Tipperary

Five men have been arrested following an attack on two men in Tipperary.

During the attack one man received stab wounds to his back and a second man received a gun shot wound to his leg.

One of the men was taken to the Regional Hospital Limerick and the second man to South Tipperary Hospital. Both sustained injuries not believed to be life threatening.

Gardaí at Tipperary Town are investigating the incident, which occurred in Glen Court, Emly, Co. Tipperary at approximately 3.30pm on Tuesday.

Following the attack, officers from Tipperary Town and Gardaí from Limerick in a follow up investigation stopped a car on Tipperary Road, Ballysimon, Limerick City. Five men in the car, all in their 20s, were arrested.

They are being detained in Tipperary Town, Cahir, Henry Street and Roxboro Road Garda stations.

Anyone with information to offer in relation to the incident are being asked to contact Gardaí at Tipperary Town on 062 80670, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


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