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Shooting incident at Aughrim, Wicklow on the 29/9/09

A man was shot once in the upper body by another man using a shotgun.

 

Gardaí at Arklow are investigating a shooting incident that occurred at Tree Wells, Aughrim, shortly before 4.30pm today, the 29/9/09.

 

A man in his 50’s was shot once in the upper body by another man using a shotgun.

 

The injured man has been taken to St. Vincents Hospital.

 

A man in his 20's was arrested at the scene and is presently detained at Arklow Garda Station under the provisions of section 30 of The Offences Against The State Act.

 

 

Garda Press Office,

1750hrs, 29 September 2009.