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Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Limerick man pleads guilty to charges relating to shooting at gardai

Shane Shapland , son of a former Sinn Féin Dáil candidate has pleaded guilty to charges in connection with an incident in which shots were fired at a Garda patrol car in Moyross on May 18th 2004.

He pleaded guilty to possession of a double-barrelled sawn-off shotgun at Ballygrennan Close, Moyross, on May 18, 2004. Mr Shapland faces a further charge of discharging a firearm at a Garda patrol car in Moyross on the same date, creating a substantial risk of death or injury.

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