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Saturday 16 December 2017

37-year-old man shot dead in Co Cork - police investigation

Independent.ie reporters

Gardaí in Cork are investigation the shooting of a man in Carrigaline this afternoon.

The man (37) was shot dead in a house in the Ashbourne Court estate on Ferney Road, Carrigaline.

His body was found lying in a pool of blood by his partner this afternoon.

He is understood to be a father of two.

It is believed the male received gunshot injuries and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

He remains at the scene pending the arrival of the State Pathologist and members of the Garda Technical Bureau.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them in Togher on 021 4947120, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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