Three men arrested in Glenties after Gardaí shot at

Three men have been arrested following a shooting incident in Glenties, Co. Donegal.

Gardaí were called to Mill Road after people reported a man firing shots from a rifle in the area.

A number of Gardaí attended the scene and there was a brief standoff where the man fired in the direction of Gardaí causing damage to a patrol car.

The man in his early 20’s was arrested and a rifle, a hunting knife and a number of rounds of ammunition were seized.

In a follow up operation, at a house on Main Street, a second gun was found and two men aged in their 20’s and 40’s were arrested; all three men are currently being detained at Ballyshannon Garda Station.

Gardaí did not fire any shots nor was anyone injured in the incident.