Gardaí at scene of fatal shooting incident

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Gardaí  at scene of fatal shooting incident

National news: Gardaí at scene of fatal shooting incident

Gardaí are at the scene of a fatal shooting incident that occurred at approximately 11:55pm last night Tuesday, September 17 at Aghamore, Ballyhaunis Co Mayo.

A male in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene.

The scene is currently preserved for technical examination.

A male in his 80s has been arrested in relation the incident and is currently being detained at Castlebar Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

An incident room has been established at Claremorris Garda Station. Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact Claremorris Garda station on 0949372080, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.