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Gun mad Nine arrested after shot fired in Mahon, Co Cork


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Gardai arrested nine people after a gun was fired in Cork yesterday.

The frightening incident was reported in the Ravensdale Close area of Mahon on Sunday evening.

A shot was fired at approximately 5.15pm and gardai rushed to the scene.

No injuries were reported.

Throughout the evening, Gardaí carried out follow up searches at two homes, searched three vehicles and seized a number of weapons.

Four men, a juvenile boy and four women were among those arrested, with two of the women due to appear in court today.

One of the women and the boy were released from custody with the four men and remaining woman still in detention at garda stations in Cork.

A garda spokesperson revealed: "Two women are set to appear before Cork District Court, this morning Monday 10th May 2021 at 10.30am.

"Investigations are ongoing."

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