A Garda who was shot and seriously injured in Castlerea last night has died from his injuries.

The shooting incident took place in the town shortly before midnight.

It's understood an ambulance crew that were in the area treated the detective, but he has since passed away from his injuries.

One man was arrested and is being detained at Castlerea Garda Station.

The scene has been preserved for a forensic examination and the State Pathologist's Office has been informed.



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