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Long expresses sympathy following death of Garda officer

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Justice Minister Naomi Long has expressed her shock following the fatal shooting of a 48 year old garda officer.

Naomi Long said: “Last night Detective Garda Colm Horkan lost his life while he was on duty, serving and protecting his local community in county Roscommon.

“I want to express my sincere sympathy to his family, friends and colleagues as they come to terms with this awful news.”

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris paid tribute to the shot officer.

“I am deeply saddened by the death of my colleague, Detective Garda Colm Horkan,” he said.

“My thoughts, and the thoughts of all personnel in An Garda Siochana, are with the family, friends and colleagues of Detective Garda Colm Horkan at Castlerea Garda Station and the detective unit he served in.

“Colm served the communities he worked in with distinction and pride during his 24 years as a member of An Garda Siochana.”

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