Saturday 16 December 2017

Two men recovering in hospital after Tipperary gun attack

Sarah Stack

Sarah Stack

TWO men are recovering in hospital after a gun attack in Co Tipperary.

The men - aged 20 and 22 - were targeted by a gunman in the Townpark area of Templemore at about 2am.

One suffered a shot wound to the back and the other was injured in the hand.

They were rushed South Tipperary General Hospital in Clonmel, where their injuries were described as not life-threatening.

The man with the hand injury was later transferred to Cork University Hospital for surgery.

The scene of the shooting is sealed off pending a Garda technical examination.

A Garda spokesman said no arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.

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