Two more arrests have been made in connection to a Sixmilebridge shooting last year.
At the 2020 Shannonside Winter Music Festival on Saturday January 18th 2020, two men aged 21 and 66 were hospitalised following a shooting incident. The 66 year old was an innocent bystander who was in the village for the festival while the other man was believed to be the intended target.
On Sunday morning, Gardaí in Shannon arrested two men as part of their investigation into the shorting.
One man (20s) was arrest in Dublin on Thursday 25th February, 2021 and is being detained under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007 at Shannon Garda station. The second man (20s), was arrested in Limerick yesterday morning, Saturday 27th February, 2021 and is being detained under Section 42 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1999 at Ennis Garda station.
This brings to six the number of people arrested as part of this investigation.