Northern Ireland

Man dies after shooting incident at filling station in County Mayo

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A 29-year-old man has died following a shooting in Castlebar in County Mayo in the Republic of Ireland on Wednesday.

Police said the victim, who was from the area where the incident took place, was shot a number of times in the back at a petrol station in the Moneen area.

The man was taken to Mayo General Hospital where he was pronounced dead at about 20:00 GMT.

Police have appealed for witnesses or anyone with information about the incident to contact them.