February 28, 2024

Man and woman (60s) rushed to hospital after shooting incident in county Waterford

A man and a woman were rushed to University Hospital Waterford (UHW) this evening after a shooting incident at a house.

A Garda spokesperson told KilkennyNow.ie officers and emergency services arrived at a house in the Ballyduff area at around 5pm.

Two people, a man and a woman both in their 60s, were found with gunshot wounds and were taken to hospital. However, their injuries are not life threatening.

A statement released by the Garda Press Office tonight said: “Garda√≠ attended an incident that occurred at approximately 5pm in a house at Ballyduff near Lismore, Co Waterford today, Monday 1st June, involving a legally held firearm.

“A male and a female (both in their 60s) injured in the incident were taken to local hospitals with nonlife threatening injuries. No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.”

More details to follow.

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