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Teenage boy injured in Limerick shooting

The 17-year-old’s injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Upper Carey's Road.
Upper Carey's Road.
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A TEENAGE BOY was injured this morning in a shooting incident in Limerick city.

The 17-year-old was shot on Upper Carey’s Road just before 11am, gardaí said. RTÉ reports he sustained gunshot wounds to his leg.

He was taken to University Hospital Limerick for treatment. Gardaí say his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The scene has been preserved for technical examination. No one has been arrested and investigations are ongoing.

Any one with any information is asked to contact Roxboro Road Garda Station on 061-214340, Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

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