Man due in court over Limerick shooting incident

Farmer sustained wounds to shoulder in incident, in which dog was killed

Man due in court over Limerick shooting incident

John Hayes, sustained a number of pellet wounds to his right shoulder in the incident Picture: Liam Burke/Press 22

A MAN is due in court this Saturday morning in connection with a shooting incident in Limerick.

A farmer, John Hayes, sustained a number of pellet wounds to his right shoulder in the incident in the Ballycasey area of Kildimo, which happened around 10.30am on Friday.

The man – aged in his early 70s – was arrested near Patrickswell a short time later, and was charged in Newcastle West garda station last  night.

He is due to appear before a special sitting Limerick District Court later this Saturday morning, charged in connection with the shooting incident, in which a dog was also killed.

 

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