Arrest after shooting in Tullamore

Monday 09 December 2013 20.58
A man is being questioned at Tullamore Garda Station
A man is being questioned at Tullamore Garda Station

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting in Co Offaly yesterday.

The man, aged in his early 20s, is being held at Tullamore Garda Station.

The incident occurred shortly after 7pm last night as a 32-year-man was returning to his home at Cluain Darach in Tullamore with his seven-year-old son.

A gunman got out of a car and fired at least three shots.

The man and his partner sustained minor injuries.

A car was later found burnt-out at Durrow, Co Offaly.