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Man due in court this morning charged in connection with Limerick shooting

NewsBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
Hyde Road
Hyde Road

A 22-year-old man is due to appear at Limerick District Court at 2pm today charged in connection with a shooting.

On Saturday 9th of May a man on a bicycle shot another man at a premises at Hyde Road in Limerick, shortly after 2pm.

The 42-year-old victim was rushed to Limerick University Hospital with gunshot wounds.

A garda spokesman said: "A 42-year-old man received gunshot injuries when a lone male on a bicycle approached a premises and discharged a firearm.

"The man was taken to Limerick University Hospital with non life threatening injuries, and gardaí later arrested a 22-year-old man and recovered a firearm and ammunition.

The 22-year-old is to appear at Limerick District Court sitting at Kilmallock this afternoon.