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Gardai seize gun after shots fired in early morning stand-off

Gardai seize gun after shots fired in early morning stand-off

Gardai have seized a shotgun after shots were fired in an early-morning incident in Co Donegal.

It's understood two shots were fired at a quarry in the townland of Gortletteragh, a rural area outside Stranorlar.

A garda spokesman said: "Gardai are investigating an incident just before 6am in which shots were fired.

"A firearm has been seized and investigations are continuing."

No arrests have yet been made by investigating gardai.

It's understood the incident happened during a dispute over machinery at the site.

A group of men arrived at the quarry before dawn and a stand-off ensued, with two shotgun cartridges fired into the air.

Gardai from Letterkenny rushed to the scene and seized a shotgun.

Detectives plan to interview a number of people in the coming days over the incident.

Via Independent.ie