Man Shot In Arm During Soccer Match In Co Tipp

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Shortly after 9pm, Gardaí and emergency services responded to an incident at a sports venue in Rear Cross in County Tipperary, where an adult male participating in a soccer match under floodlights sustained a gunshot wound to the arm.

He was treated at the scene by emergency services personnel and brought by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick for further assessment. His injures are not life-threatening.

The scene is preserved for forensic and technical examination and investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. They are particularly appealing to individuals who may have been hunting in the area at the time to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Nenagh Garda Station 067-50450 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.