Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Man arrested after fatal shooting

A man has been arrested by police after a 71-year-old was fatally shot in Glencorrib

A man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a pensioner in Co Mayo on Sunday afternoon.

The 71-year-old victim was shot at around 2.15pm at Wallpark, Glencorrib.

He was taken to Galway Regional Hospital where he later died.

Gardai have arrested a man in his early 30s, who is being held at Claremorris Garda Station.

The scene of the incident has been sealed off for a forensic investigation and the State Pathologist has been notified.

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