Five arrested following ramming-shooting incident near Donegal Town

Garda taken to hospital

Five arrested following  ramming-shooting incident near Donegal Town

Five arrested following incident near Donegal Town checkpoint

Reports are coming in of an incident outside Donegal Town about 3.30pm this afternoon in which a garda car was rammed and a warning shot fired.

It is understood attention was drawn to a car which drove around a roundabout the wrong way.

After the car failed to stop for the gardaí a chase ensued . A warning shot was fired by a garda detective as he followed the driver who made off on foot. He was apprehended following a short struggle.

A total of three men and two women were subsequently arrested and taken to Ballyshannon Garda Station while a garda has been taken to Letterkenny University Hospital for treatment.

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