Two shots heard at Newbridge estate

GARDAI in Newbridge are investigating reports of two gun shots fired in a housing estate in Newbridge in the early hours of Wednesday morning, February 15.

GARDAI in Newbridge are investigating reports of two gun shots fired in a housing estate in Newbridge in the early hours of Wednesday morning, February 15.

Sgt Mary Keane of Newbridge Garda Station confirmed that the shots were described as “gun shots” and heard at 4am this morning.

“We had two reports both hearing gun shots being fired at Allenview Heights,” she said. “We have no direction as to where they might have been shot in. We’re following up and doing enquiries and have spoken to the two people who said that they heard it at 4am.

“If anybody else might have heard it or know anything please give the station a call.” Asked whether the shots may have been bangers Sgt Keane replied “we can confirm that in both reports it definitely sounded like gunshots. We are still following it up”.

If you have any information please contact Newbridge Garda Station on 045 431212.

- Paula Campbell