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Man arrested over Newcastle west shooting

first_imgAndrew CareySign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up [email protected] 25-year-old man has been arrested as part of a garda investigation into a shooting in Newcastle West on Wednesday afternoon last where a brother and sister were injured outside their Castleview estate home.Gardai and detectives arrested the male in the early hours of this Thursday morning and are detaining him under section 30 of the offences against the state act.Shortly after 3pm on Wednesday, a gunman opened fire on 34 year old Gerard Hennessy injuring him on his right side.The target’s sister Collette was also injured from pellet spray on the attack.Both were taken to hospital but Ger Hennessy was airlifted to Cork.Gardai at Newcastle West are leading the investigation and appealing for information on a silver coloured Passat that was seen arriving and leaving the scene. NewsCrime & CourtMan arrested over Newcastle west shootingBy Staff Reporter – August 14, 2014 678 Advertisement Print Linkedin Twittercenter_img Email Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleLimerick citywide lead scareNext articleTeddies bare all for Limerick festival exhibition Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ielast_img

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