April 18, 2021

Woman arrested after shooting in Waterford city released without charge

A woman who was arrested in connection with the shooting incident in Waterford city earlier this week has been released without charge.

The 27-year-old suspect was arrested yesterday along with two men aged 30 and 32 and taken to Waterford Garda Station where they were questioned in relation to the shooting of a man in his 40s in the Carrickpherish Road area of the city at 2.15pm on Monday.

The woman was subsequently released without charge. A file on the matter is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) .

The two male suspects remain in custody.

The victim of the shooting remains in a critical condition at University Hospital Waterford (UHW).


Shane Doran

Shane Doran is founder and Co-Managing Editor of News Now Media, incorporating KilkennyNow.ie, WaterfordNow.ie and WicklowNow.ie. 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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