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Teenager arrested after shots fired outside house

No-one was injured in the incident at Mullinahone, Co Tipperary.

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A teenager has been arrested after a number of shots were fired outside a house in Co Tipperary (Brian Lawless/PA)

A teenager has been arrested after a number of shots were fired outside a house in Co Tipperary (Brian Lawless/PA)

A teenager has been arrested after a number of shots were fired outside a house in Co Tipperary (Brian Lawless/PA)

A teenager has been arrested after a number of shots were fired outside a house in Co Tipperary.

Gardai say that a number of people were in the house at the time but no-one was injured in the attack.

Officers arrested the young man and seized a number of firearms following the shooting incident in Mullinahone at about 10.30pm on Monday.

A number of spent casings were recovered from the scene.

During a follow-up operation involving local gardai and members of the Armed Support Units, a man in his late teens was arrested a short time later.

A number of licensed firearms and ammunition were seized.

The youth is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act at Clonmel garda station.

Enquiries are ongoing.

PA