Gardai investigating shooting incident in Longford
Published 23/02/2012 | 14:16
A MAN is recovering in hospital after a shooting incident at Kilmoyle, Co. Longford overnight.
The man’s injuries are not life threatening, it is understood.
According to Gardai, the owner of a furniture factory disturbed three men at the property at 6.30am.
During the incident the property owner fired a shot from a firearm injuring one of the men, Gardai said.
A second man escaped on foot and was arrested a short distance away following a search of the area by Gardai.
The third male fled the scene in a van stolen during the incident which contained work tools.
He was arrested when Gardai intercepted the van on the N4 a short time later.
The police are investigating an attempted robbery at the premises at the time of the shooting.