Five held for shooting horse in KildareMonday 16 December 2013 22.39
Five men have been arrested by gardaí investigating the shooting of a horse in Co Kildare this afternoon.
It is understood the horse was shot and killed in a field near Kilcock.
Five men left the scene in a vehicle that was intercepted by gardaí on the N4, near the Celbridge interchange.
The five men were arrested and a legally held firearm was recovered.
Three of the men are being held at Leixlip Garda Station.
The two others are being detained in Lucan Garda Station.