Two Men Shot In Templemore

Two local men are being treated in hospital following a shooting incident at Townpark, Templemore, Thurles, Co Tipperary, at about 2.00 am this morning.

The men, aged 20 and 22, were taken to South Tipperary General Hospital. While their injuries are stated not to be life threatening, one of the men has since been transferred to Cork University Hospital.

Regarding injuries sustained, one man is believed to have suffered a shot wound to the back, while the second man has injuries to his hand. One of the victims is understood to be well known to Gardaí.

The scene of the shooting has been sealed off for a forensic examination and to date no arrests have been made or indeed the weapon used in the shooting has not been recovered.

Gardaí are now appealing for anyone with information about this incident to contact them at Templemore Garda Station on Tel: 0504-32630, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666111, or any garda station.


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