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Stabbing incident Letterkenny Co Donegal 14th August 2011

Gardai in Letterkenny, Co Donegal are investigating the circumstances of a stabbing incident in which 4 people were injured including a Garda Sergeant on the 14th August 2011.

The incident occurred at approx 00.30 hrs on the 14th August 2011 on Lower Main St Letterkenny outside a licensed premises, 3 males were injured in the incident and a Garda Sergeant was also injured in the incident. The Gardai arrested a male 46yrs at scene, he was taken to Letterkenny Garda station where he is being detained under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended.

All four injured persons were taken to Letterkenny General hospital, 3 have been released  and the Garda Sergeant remains in hospital but his injuries are not life threatening(hand injuries).

Witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Letterkenny on 074 9167140, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.