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Shooting incident at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station, Leitrim on the 25/7/09

This incident has been referred to the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission.

 

Shortly before 10am this morning, the 25/7/09, a recently retired Garda who was in Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station in relation to his former role tragically died. The incident involved an official firearm. No other Garda member was involved in the incident.

 

The retired Garda was pronounced dead at the scene. The state pathologist Dr. Marie Cassidy has been notified and a Post Mortem examination is scheduled for tomorrow morning at Sligo General Hospital.

 

This incident has been referred to the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission.

 

All further media queries should be made through the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission.

 

No further information will be made available at this time.

 

Ar dheís Dé go raíbh a anam dílis.

 


Garda Press Office.
16:05 hrs 25/7/09