30-year-old man to appear in Court in Sligo after shootout with Gardai

first_imgNews Facebook By News Highland – December 30, 2013 Twitter WhatsApp 30-year-old man to appear in Court in Sligo after shootout with Gardai Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Previous articleLetterkenny Councillor calls for measures to ease Pearse Road TrafficNext articleEverton manager says Seamus Coleman can be Premier Leagues best full-back ever News Highland Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebookcenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Pinterest Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Twitter A 30 year old man will appear in court in Sligo this morning charged in relation to the barricaded incident over the weekend.He was arrested at a house on the Strandhill Road on Saturday afternoon at around 1:30pm following an armed standoff.At around half past 12 on Friday night Gardai in Sligo were called to an incident at a house two miles outside the town on the Strandhill Rd locally known as Scardenmore.A man had barricaded himself into the house – which is believed to be the family home – with a gun.He discharged the firearm in the direction of Gardai and a critical incident was established.Special units attended the scene including trained negotiators and nobody was injured.Armed gardai returned fire during the 13 hour siege before arresting a man at the scene.The man will appear at a special sitting of Sligo District Court at 10:30 this morning. Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologistlast_img read more