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Serious Shooting Incident Dundalk - 25th January 2013

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating a shooting incident which occurred in Dundalk at approximately 9.30pm this evening (25/1/13).

The incident occurred outside the Lordship Credit Union at Bellurgan, Jenkinstown, Dundalk, Co Louth.

A number of shots were fired during the incident resulting in the serious injury of a Detective Garda attached to Dundalk Garda Station.

A dark coloured car left the scene in the direction of Dundalk. At this stage we believe four people were in this car.   

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to this incident to contact the incident room at Dundalk Garda Station at 042-9388400, the Garda Confidential Number 1-800-666-111.

Further information to follow.

Garda Press Office