A man, believed to be from Listowel, has been arrested following an incident in Clare in which three people were allegedly held at gunpoint.
The incident is understood to have happened yesterday evening. The incident is believed to have occurred at a property in Donnybrook, Sixmilebridge around 6 o’clock last evening when a man wearing a balaclava and carrying a gun entered the house. A man, his daughter and her boyfriend were held at gun point for some time until an altercation ensued and a shot was fired.
The man was overpowered and Gardai were called. The daughter and her boyfriend were taken to hospital with minor injuries not related to the gunshot. A man in his fifties was arrested at the scene and is being held at Shannon Garda Station for questioning.