Gardaí Warn Against Revenge Attack Following Shannon Murder

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Gardaí are urging people not to take the law into their own hands following a fatal stabbing in Shannon.

A murder investigation is underway following the death of 23-year-old Jamie Higgins of Mungret in Limerick, who died from stab wounds sustained during an altercation at the Shannon Knights Night Club.

A 22-year-old man, who was also injured during the incident in the early hours of Sunday morning, is being treated in hospital for injuries which are not described as life-threatening.


A 19-year-old arrested in connection with the incident has been released without charge and a file is being sent to the DPP.

Clare’s Crime Prevention Officer, Sergeant Joe Downey is urging anyone who’s thinking of exacting revenge to think twice.

An incident room has been set up at Shannon Garda Station and Gardaí are urging anyone with information on the incident to contact them on 065 365 900.