Man hospitalised after Co Cavan shooting

Male in his 20s suffered non life threatening injuries in incident at Shercock last night

A man is being treated in hospital after being wounded in a shooting in Co Cavan last night.

A man is being treated in hospital after being wounded in a shooting in Co Cavan last night.

Sat, Mar 29, 2014, 08:52

A man is being treated in hospital after being wounded in a shooting in Co Cavan last night.

The incident occurred at a house at Lisdrumskeagh, Shercock at about 9.45pm.

Gardaí said the man, who is in his 20s, was confronted at the front door of his house by two men armed with a handgun. A single shot is understood to have been fired.

The man was taken to Cavan General Hospital with non life threatening injuries. A technical examination of the scene is to be carried out today.

Anybody with information about the incident is asked to contact Bailieboro Garda station on (042) 9694570 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111.