September 17, 2021

BREAKING: Two men and woman arrested over shooting in Waterford city

Three people have been arrested in connection yesterday’s shooting incident in Waterford city.

The victim, who is in his 40s, remains in a critical condition at University Hospital Waterford (UHW) after he was shot a number of times on the Carrickpherish Road area of the city at 2.15pm.

Gardai tonight confirmed a number of arrests have been made in connection with the shooting.

A Garda spokesperson said: “Three persons have been arrested, one woman (27 years) and two men (30 years & 32 years).  The woman is detained under Section 4 Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and the two men are detained under Section 30 Offences Against the State Act, 1939 and all are being held in custody at Waterford Garda Station.

“The injured man (40’s) remains in critical condition. Investigations ongoing.”

Shane Doran

Shane Doran is founder and Co-Managing Editor of News Now Media, incorporating, and He is a former newspaper editor who has held senior executive roles across five national newspaper titles, both broadsheet and tabloid. He was News Editor and Executive Editor of the Irish Independent for more than seven years and spent a number of years in South Africa where he worked as editor of The Daily Voice newspaper. Shane has held senior editorial position with The Sunday Independent, The Herald and The Irish Daily Star and has served as Executive Editor (Group) of Independent News & Media (INM), Ireland’s largest newspaper group.

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