A man in his 30’s has been rushed to hospital after a shooting in Drogheda this afternoon.
The shooting occurred in the M1 Retail Park, in Mell shortly before 3pm, with several shots reported to have been fired.
The man was transferred to the nearby Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, he is in a critical condition and is believed to have suffered a gun shot wound to the neck.
A section of the car park, where the drive-by shooting occurred, in the M1 Retail Park, has been sealed off by Gardai with an investigation now underway.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Drogheda Garda Station on 041 9874200.
By Gerard Grimes