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Scenes preserved Gardai probe early morning shooting incident in Clonmel, Co Tipperary

'No one was injured during the incident, however, a residential property was damaged'

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Gardai are investigating the shooting (Niall Carson/PA)

Gardai are investigating the shooting (Niall Carson/PA)

Gardai are investigating the shooting (Niall Carson/PA)

Gardai are investigating what they described as the “alleged discharge of a firearm” in Clonmel, Co Tipperary in the early hours of this morning. 

Officers are appealing for witnesses following the incident that took place at approximately 12.30am.

Gardaí received a report alleging that a firearm had been discharged in the Brook Crescent area of Oldbridge.

“No one was injured during the incident, however, a residential property was damaged,” gardai said.

A BMW 3 series saloon car was found burnt out in the Seskin area of Kilsheelan a short time later.

Gardaí said both scenes are currently preserved to allow a technical examination to take place.

“Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have information in relation to this incident to come forward,” gardai said.

They are particularly interested in talking to anyone who was in the Brook Crescent area of Clonmel or the Seskin area of Kilsheelan between 9pm last night and 1am this morning, and who may have noticed a BMW 3 series saloon car.

“Any road users with camera footage are asked to make this footage available to investigating gardaí,” they added.

“No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.”

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