September 26, 2020
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Man and woman (60s) rushed to hospital after shooting incident in Waterford

A man and a woman were rushed to hospital this evening after a shooting incident at a house in county Waterford.

A Garda spokesperson told WicklowNow.ie officers and emergency services arrived at a house in the Ballyduff area at around 5pm.

Two people, a man and a woman both in their 60s, were found with gunshot wounds and were taken to University Hospital Waterford (UHW). However, their injuries are not life threatening.

A statement released by the Garda Press Office tonight said: “Garda√≠ attended an incident that occurred at approximately 5pm in a house at Ballyduff near Lismore, Co Waterford today, Monday 1st June, involving a legally held firearm.

“A male and a female (both in their 60s) injured in the incident were taken to local hospitals with nonlife threatening injuries. No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.”

More details to follow.

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