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Garda appeal after house shot at on two occasions in four days in Longford

The incidents occurred in the Corboy area of Edgeworthstown.

Gardaí on patrol in Longford town.
Gardaí on patrol in Longford town.
Image: Eamonn Farrell

GARDAÍ HAVE APPEALED for information after shots were fired at a home in Longford on two separate occasions in the last four days. 

The first incident happened at a premises in the Corboy area of Edgeworthstown at around 10.30pm on Tuesday. A similar incident occurred yesterday at the same premises at around 12.10pm. 

In the first incident, two shots were discharged and in the second incident, a single shot was fired. Gardaí said no injuries were reported.

A spokesman said: “Gardaí in Granard are asking roads users with dash cam footage and anyone with information and who may have been in the Corboy area or surrounding area on the evening of the 4th between 10-11pm and on the afternoon of the 7th between 12-1pm to contact Grandard Garda Station at 043 668 7667, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

“Gardaí are particularly interested in speaking with the driver and occupants of a white, saloon-type car which was seen in the area at the time of the incidents.”

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