Belfast Telegraph

Friday 22 August 2014

Two injured in Tipperary gun attack

Two men in their twenties were attacked in the early hours of Monday

Two men are recovering in hospital after a gun attack in Co Tipperary.

The men - aged 20 and 22 - were targeted by a gunman in the Townpark area of Templemore at about 2am on Monday.

One suffered a shot wound to the back and the other was injured in the hand.

They were rushed South Tipperary General Hospital in Clonmel, where their injuries were described as not life-threatening.

The man with the hand injury was later transferred to Cork University Hospital for surgery.

The scene of the shooting is sealed off pending a Garda technical examination.

A Garda spokesman said no arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.

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