Monday 19 February 2018

Gardai appeal for information on fatal shooting in Mayo

Gardai have renewed their appeal for information on a fatal shooting incident in Castlebar, Co Mayo before Christmas.

The incident took place at a service station on the Moneen Road in the town at 3.30pm on the afternoon of December 18.

A 26-year-old man was shot a number of times.

He was brought to Mayo General Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 8pm the same evening.

The vehicle which Gardai are seeking in relation to the murder is described as a BMW 3330 touring car.

It has a 3.3 litre engine and is graphite grey in colour.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information that can assist Gardai is advised to contact Castlebar Garda Station on 094-9038200, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

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