Three arrested after shots fired in Glenties

first_img Pinterest Google+ Community Enhancement Programme open for applications WhatsApp Twitter Facebook Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows By News Highland – February 22, 2020 Gardaí have arrested three men and recovered firearms and ammunition following an incident in Glenties, Co Donegal.Shortly after midnight Gardaí were called to Mill Road, Glenties following reports of shots fired by a man armed with a rifle. A number of Garda units attended at the scene. During a brief standoff the armed man shot in the direction of Gardaí causing damage to a patrol car before he was apprehended by armed Gardaí.The armed man, who is aged in his early 20s, was arrested and taken to Ballyshannon Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939. A rifle, a hunting knife and a number of rounds of ammunition were seized.During a follow up operation a house on Main Street, Glenties was searched by investigating Gardaí. A second firearm was recovered and two men (aged in their 20s and 40s) were arrested as part of the investigation. Both men were also taken to Ballyshannon Station where they are currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act,1939 for questioning.Investigating Gardaí have preserved a number of scenes for examination following the incident and enquiries are ongoing. No shots were fired by Gardaí during the incident and there have been no reports of any injuries.Further updates will follow. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebookcenter_img Previous articleDerby Draw – Barry McNamee & Ryan Connolly ReactionNext articleClonmany pullers crave more medals – Eddie Gallagher News Highland Three arrested after shots fired in Glenties Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Google+ WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Homepage BannerNews Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennanlast_img read more