Former Offaly County Council Chairman Ger Killaly shot at outside his home

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Gardai in Tullamore are investigating an incident in Edenderry where shots were fired at former Offaly County Council Chairman Ger Killally as he and three other people were leaving his house in his car in the townland of Shaen.

Gardai in Tullamore are investigating an incident in Edenderry where shots were fired at former Offaly County Council Chairman Ger Killally as he and three other people were leaving his house in his car in the townland of Shaen.

The incident occurred at 10.40am this morning. Nobody was injured during the incident, however the former Fianna Fail councillor and his three passengers sustained minor injuries after the car collided with a ditch and overturned. A number of shots were fired at the silver Volkswagen Passat.

Gardai have set up an incident room in Tullamore and are appealing to anybody who may have information to contact them at 057-9327600, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

Gardai are particularly interested in speaking to anyone who was in the vicinity of the townland Shean, Edenderry, Offaly or in the vicinity of the area where the silver Volkswagen Passat overturned between the hours of 9.30am and 10.40am this morning. (May 2).

Gardai are also interested in speaking to anyone who observed the silver Astra car with the partial reg. 06-D in the vicinity of Shean.