Monday 23 April 2018

Five men arrested following shooting of horse in gangs feud

Five men have been arrested by gardai after a horse was shot dead in a field in Kilcock in north Kildare.

The shooting is believed to be part of an ongoing feud between two gangs in the district.

Gardai were alerted following the incident and stopped a van near Celbridge.

They detained five men and also took possession of a shotgun to determine if it was legally held.

The five are currently being questioned about the incident.

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