12 Aug 2022

Man arrested in connection with shooting incident in Tullamore estate

Gardai in Offaly estate overnight after shooting

A garda car pictured at the scene of the shooting in Arden View, Tullamore

A man has been arrested in relation to a shooting incident in Tullamore on Monday evening. 

Two shots were fired at a house in Arden View at around 6.50pm on Monday evening. One shot went through the front door of the house while another hit a front door window.

Nobody was injured in the shooting which is the latest in a number of incidents in the same area this year.

The arrested man is in his 40s. He was arrested on Wednesday and is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939 in Tullamore Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.

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