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PICTURE UPDATE SHOOTING: Garda forensics examine scene

Shooting scene

 

BY C.J.MCGINLEY

GARDA investigations are continuing following  a shooting incident in the Glenswilly area.

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The scene (pictured above) at Ballinakilla not far from Templedouglas was examined by forensic officers this afternoon following the incident this morning involving two local local farmers.

A farmer in his early 40’s has sustained shotgun injuries to his face and shoulder.

A firearm was discharged during a dispute between two farmers. The glass cab of a digger was shattered.

The injured man was rushed to Letterkenny General Hospital and is being brought to Galway University Hospital for further treatment.

His injuries are not life-threatening.

Another man, who was along with the victim, managed to flee from the scene.

The area where the incident took place was sealed off by local gardaí.

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One man is believed to be helping gardai with their enquiries.

There are local reports the row centres adround a right of way land dispute.

 

 

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