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Gardai seize handgun after woman shot

Published 09/11/2012 | 05:00

GARDAI seized a handgun in a raid on a house after a woman sought hospital treatment for a gunshot wound.

The woman, in her 30s, attended Mercy University Hospital in Cork after suffering an injury to her upper leg.

The wound was not life-threatening.

Gardai were immediately notified, and officers, supported by members of the armed Regional Support Unit, raided a property off Kilmore Road in Knocknaheeny in the city shortly before 2am yesterday and recovered the handgun.

The weapon turned out to be a high-powered pellet gun. No arrests were made, but gardai are preparing a file for the DPP.

Irish Independent

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