Kacey O’Riordan, of Newstalk and Today FM, tweets:
The scene near Aghamore where a man was shot dead last night.
A man in his 80s fired warning shots after he thought he heard an intruder.
A man from a neighboring parish who was in the area was killed.
Man (60s) dies after being shot in Co Mayo (The Irish Times)
“A man [a ‘senior Republican who was sought by the PSNI for the murder of Robert McCartney‘, according to sources of RTÉ Northern Ireland correspondent Tommy O’Gorman] has been shot dead in an attack in south Belfast. Police have sealed off a number of streets and what appears to be a body is lying covered by a sheet on a street.”
“The Police Service of Northern Ireland said officers were responding to an incident in the Markets area of the city.”
Man shot in Belfast (RTÉ)
Man shot dead in Belfast was former IRA figure – reports (RTÉ)
Former IRA commander shot dead in Belfast (The Guardian)
Pic: Jordan Moates