Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 14°C Wednesday 17 August 2022
Advertisement

Man killed in morning shooting in Portarlington

The man, aged in his 20s, was shot in a housing estate at about 8:30am this morning.

The man was shot at the Kilnacourt Woods housing estate in Portarlington, Co Laois, this morning.
The man was shot at the Kilnacourt Woods housing estate in Portarlington, Co Laois, this morning.
Image: Google Maps

A MAN has died after being shot in an early morning incident in Co Laois.

The incident occurred at the Kilnacourt Woods housing estate in Portarlington at about 8:30am this morning.

The man, in his 20s, sustained serious injuries in the shooting and was taken to Tullamore General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The scene has been preserved pending examination by the Garda Technical Bureau.

The Office of the State Pathologist has also been notified.

Making a difference

A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article.

Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

About the author:

Gavan Reilly

Read next:

COMMENTS (6)