Friday 20 July 2018

Teen released without charge in nightclub stabbing probe

Victim Jamie Higgins was in the nightclub with a friend
Victim Jamie Higgins was in the nightclub with a friend
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A teenager who was questioned in connection with a stabbing incident at a nightclub in Co Clare on Sunday morning has been released without charge.

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The 19-year-old was detained following the incident which happened at the Shannon Knights nightclub in Shannon town at around 2am yesterday.

Two men, believed to be from the Dooradoyle area of Limerick, were stabbed during the incident.

One of the men died later in hospital and has been named locally as 23-year-old Jamie Higgins.

The second man, aged 22, is recovering in hospital from non-life threatening injuries.

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