Man shot and killed in Mayo

A man in his 60s has died following a shooting in Mayo and was pronounced dead at the scene.

It happened at around five to twelve last night as Gardaí were alerted to a shooting in the Aghamore area of Ballyhaunis.

The scene itself is currently preserved for technical examination, and an incident room has been set up at Claremorris Garda Station.

Gardaí arrested a man in his 80s in connection with the shooting.

He’s being held at Castlebar Garda Station where he can be detained for up to 24 hours.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them at any Garda Station or on the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.