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Four People Remain In Custody After Separate Donegal Incidents

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8:29 AM - 23 Feb 2020



Four people remain in custody this morning after separate incidents in County Donegal.

It's after a standoff in Letterkenny and shots were fired at Gardai in Glenties.

The standoff happened on Wednesday evening at around 5:45pm when Gardai responded to a domestic situation at a house in Letterkenny.

They found a teenager barricaded inside the home with guns and ammunition when the arrived.

The incident which lasted for 54 hours ended peacefully in the early hours of Saturday after a tactical intervention by the Garda Emergency Response Unit and no-one was injured.

A teenage boy who was arrested is still being held this morning at a Garda station in County Donegal.

Separately, shots were fired at Gardai in Glenties shortly after midnight on Friday night - a standoff ensued and a patrol car was damaged.

Two guns, a hunting knife and ammunition were seized.

Three men who were arrested remain in custody today at Ballyshannon garda station.



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