Man arrested after shooting BB gun in supermarket carpark

Garda.
A man was arrested by gardai in Carrick-on-Shannon on Wednesday afternoon after a member of the public reported that he had a gun.

A man was arrested by gardai in Carrick-on-Shannon on Wednesday afternoon after a member of the public reported that he had a gun.

When gardai arrived at the Carpark of Aldi supermarket they found the man hiding a BB gun under his jacket. He was arrested and brought to Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.

It is understood that the man came to the attention of shoppers in the carpark when he fired the gun at a nearby sign.

Gardai are now preparing a file on the matter.