Gardaí arrest youth after shooting incident in Tipperary

Gardaí in Clonmel have arrested a young man and seized a number of firearms following a shooting incident in Co. Tipperary last night.

At around 10.30pm, officers received reports of shots fired outside a house in the Mullinahone area.

It is understood a number of people were in the house at the time but no one was injured.

Gardaí recovered a number of spent casings from the scene.

During a follow-up operation, local gardaí with help from the helicopter support unit arrested a man in his late teens a short time later.

A number of licensed firearms and ammunition were also seized.

The youth is being questioned under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 at Clonmel Garda Station.

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