Irish policeman fatally shot trying to stop domestic dispute

October 12, 2015 3:35 AM

24 0

DUBLIN — Irish police say one of their officers has been fatally shot as they tried to stop a man from shooting his partner in their home.

The Garda Siochana national police force says the officer died at the scene Sunday while the 24-year-old man who shot him also fatally shot himself and wounded his female partner, who had telephoned police in fear for her life. She was hospitalized in critical condition.

Also read: Police officer shot and killed serving warrant in Cape Cod town

Read more

To category page