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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Garda dies following fatal shooting in Roscommon

A garda detective has died in a shooting incident in Castlerea, Co Roscommon.

The shooting happened near Castlerea Garda Station on the main street of the town late last night. He has been named by gardaí as Detective Garda Colm Horkan.

He was on duty on his own in Castlerea when he was shot just before midnight.

A man in his 40s has been arrested and is being held at Castlerea Garda Station. A murder investigation is under way.


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