Gardaí investigating reports of firearm discharge in Mahon area

Gardaí investigating reports of firearm discharge in Mahon area

Gardaí are investigating reports of a firearm being discharged at a house in the Mahon area of Cork this afternoon.

Gardaí are investigating reports of a firearm being discharged at a house in the Mahon area of Cork this afternoon.

Gardaí confirmed that the incident is reported to have occurred at approximately 5.15pm. 

No injuries have been reported at this time and investigations are ongoing.

Locals reported that a gang of six men arrived into the Ravensdale Close estate in a vehicle and a gunshot was heard shortly after.

A number of images and videos emerged on social media platforms after the event and Gardaí are understood to be examining these. 

A house in the area was sealed off after Gardaí arrived at the scene and an investigation is underway.

It is understood that Gardaí believe the incident is linked to an ongoing feud.

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