Investigation underway after man shot in Mayo

Thursday 14 March 2013 23.03
Gardaí investigating after man shot in Castlebar
Gardaí investigating after man shot in Castlebar

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of a shooting incident in Castlebar this evening.

The incident took place around 8.30pm when a man aged in his 30s was shot in a house in the Castlegrove area of Castlebar.

He was removed to Mayo General Hospital.

His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The scene is preserved pending a technical and forensic examination and Gardaí are appealing for information.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Castlebar Garda Station on 094-9038200, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111.