Gardaí appeal for information following discharge of a firearm in Clare 3 days ago

Gardaí appeal for information following discharge of a firearm in Clare

The incident occurred on Wednesday morning.

Gardaí are investigating the alleged discharge of a firearm in Clare on Wednesday morning (13 January).

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The incident is reported to have taken place in Illaunamanagh, Shannon, where Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. 

At around 11am, Gardaí received a report alleging that a firearm had been discharged in the Illaunamanagh area.

No injuries or damage to property was reported following the incident.

As part of the investigation, Gardaí later carried out a search of the area, resulting in the seizure of a suspected firearm, which will now be sent for examination.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the area of between 10.30am and 11.30am, particularly road users with camera footage, to contact Shannon Garda Station on 061-365900, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

Gardaí have said that no arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.