A police officer shot dead yesterday during a botched robbery in County Louth, Ireland, was named by Gardai today as Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe.
Detective Garda Donohoe, who was attached to the Detective Unit in Dundalk, died following a shooting incident at the Lordship Credit Union at Bellurgan, near Dundalk, at around 9.30pm last night.
Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan, said:
I am deeply saddened to hear of the death of my colleague Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe.
Detective Garda Donohoe died as a result of injuries sustained in the course of his duty following a shooting incident in Dundalk last night.
At this time my thoughts and prayers and those of the entire force are with the family, friends and close colleagues of Adrian."
Ar dheis laimh De go raibh a anam." (at God's right hand may his true soul be).
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