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Man recovering after Clare shooting incident

Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances of the incident

Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances of the incident

A man is recovering in hospital following a shooting incident in Co Clare in the early hours of this morning.

A second man has been arrested in connection with the incident which occurred at a house near Tulla.

Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances of the matter including whether the men had been engaged in a disagreement at the time or if the shotgun was accidentally discharged.

The injured man, believed to be in his 30’s, sustained a gunshot wound to his upper leg.

Gardaí and ambulance paramedics rushed to the scene. The injured man was rushed to University Hospital Limerick for treatment.

Gardaí have confirmed that the victim’s injuries are serious but not life-threatening.

The other man, who’s in his 50’s, was arrested at the scene is being detained at Ennis garda station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.

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