Gardaí at Tipperary Town are investigating an incident which occurred in Glen Court, Emly, Co. Tipperary.
Gardaí at Tipperary Town are investigating an incident which occurred in Glen Court, Emly, Co. Tipperary at approximately 3.30pm today, the 31st March 2009.
During the course of this incident 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.
Later on this afternoon, the 31/3/09 Gardaí 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 under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act in Tipperary Town, Cahir, Henry Street and Roxboro Road Garda stations.
Anyone with infotmation to offer in relation to this incident are asked to contact Gardaí at Tipperary Town on 062 80670, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
Garda Press Office,
1940hrs, 31 March 2009.