Teenage boy arrested over Athlone shooting

A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a man in Athlone last night.

A man, in his 20’s, was shot in the leg on Castlemaine Street at around 9.40pm.

He was taken to the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore but has since been discharged.


The teenage boy is been held under Section 30 of the Criminal Justice Act at Athlone Garda Station.