INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY FOLLOWING PUB SHOOTING
Gardaí in Westmeath are investigating a shooting at a pub.
A car – believed to be involved in the incident – was later found on fire.
At around 7.30 yesterday evening, a number of shots were fired outside a pub in Ballymore, near Athlone, however, no one was injured.
Gardaí say the car involved in the incident – a Laois registered, Hyundai Trajet – was seen travelling in the Athlone direction.
It was found on fire a short time later.
The scene has been preserved for a technical examination and an investigation has been launched.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Athlone Garda Station.