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01/08/2021

Gardai make arrest after man is shot in stomach in Limerick city

Victim from Clonlong halting site brought to University Hospital Limerick

Man suffers gunshot wounds in Limerick shooting incident

Gardai are investigating if this burnt out jeep is connected to the incident

GARDAI have arrested a man in connection a shooting incident on the southside of Limerick city this Tuesday afternoon.

A man in his mid 30s was brought to University Hospital Limerick with apparent gunshot wounds and his condition is described as "serious".

The man in his 20s has been arrested and is currently detained at Roxboro Road Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939.

It is understood that a shotgun was fired during an altercation and the victim was shot in the stomach.

The man, who resides at Clonlong halting site, was shot in an incident at Kennedy Park. 

It is understood that the firearm has been recovered.

Gardai are investigating if a jeep found burnt out in Kennedy Park is connected to the incident.

The area where the car was discovered was sealed off. The investigation is ongoing.

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