The Garda Ombudsnan (GSOC) has been called in after a Garda fire arm was discharged in Mallow last evening (Thursday 21 May.) The incident happened shortly after 8.30p.m in the Spa, area of the town. A single shot was fired causing minor injury.
Gardaí say they are currently investigating all the circumstances surrounding the incident, and are making no further comment at this time.
Two men were arrested at the scene and are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Mallow Garda station.