Man arrested in connection with Tullamore shooting released

The scene in Cluain Darach, Tullamore Co. Offaly where a shooting took place on Sunday evening (December 8). Picture: Jeff Harvey/HR Photo
A man in his early 20’s who was arrested on Monday in connection with a shooting incident in Tullamore on Sunday evening was last night released without charge.

A man in his early 20’s who was arrested on Monday in connection with a shooting incident in Tullamore on Sunday evening was last night released without charge.

A file will now be prepared for the information of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Gardaí in Tullamore are continuing their investigation into the shooting incident at Cluain Darach on Sunday. At approximately 7pm a male in his 30’s and a female in her 20’s were injured following a shooting incident outside a house by a lone gunman. The gunman made good his escape in a waiting car and the injured male and female were taken to the Midland Regional Hospital at Tullamore.

A vehicle was later found burned out near Durrow, Co. Offaly.