Man charged over gun siege

December 2013
Daily Mail;12/31/2013, p11
A SUSPECTED gunman arrested after a 13-hour garda siege in Sligo town appeared in court yesterday charged with possession of a single-barrel shotgun with intention to endanger life. Michael O'Connor, 30 - described as unemployed and homeless - was remanded in custody until next Friday at Harristown District Court in Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. The alleged offence occurred at his parents' home, in Nolmar, Scardenmore, on Saturday.


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