| 10.7°C Dublin

One man shot and one man arrested in Sligo incident

A MAN was shot in the face in an incident in Tubbercurry, Co Sligo last night.

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene in Connolly Park and the victim, also in his 30s, sustained a single gunshot wound. He was taken by ambulance to Sligo General Hospital.

The suspect is being held under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act and the scene has been preserved pending a technical examination.

Gardai are appealing for anybody who was in the Connolly Park area of Tubbercurry at 8pm last night and has information about the incident to contact them at Ballymote Garda Station ph 071 9181002