Man arrested after shooting incident in Kerry

Wednesday 01 January 2014 22.38
Gardaí are investigating the shooting incident
Gardaí are investigating the shooting incident

A man in his 40s is being questioned by gardaí in Killarney, Co Kerry, after another man was shot and injured.

The incident happened at Kilgobnet near Beaufort at around 1.30am this morning.

The injured man, aged in his early 30s, is being treated at Kerry General Hospital in Tralee.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

It is understood that the incident occurred at a house where a party was taking place.

It is believed that the injured man and the man who was arrested are known to each other.