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Monday, September 25, 2006

Woman shot last night was former SF election candidate

Tonight’s Limerick leader is reporting that the 42 year old woman who was injured in a shooting incident last night in Delmege Park is former Sinn Fein election Candidate Jenny Shapland.

She was walking with a teenage boy near their home when they were approached by two men who fired a shotgun in their direction. Neither victim was seriously injured but both suffered gunshot wounds to their back and legs.

Gardai are examining CCTV of the incident. The home of Jenny Shapland has been attacked before. Two weeks ago a petrol bomb was thrown into her downstairs living room causing massive damage. She escaped that incident injury free.

More Gardai have been drafted in to the area today.

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