Those living in the rural community of Carrignavar just over ten miles from Cork city were in a state of shock on Tuesday night.

News broke that the body of a 50 year old man had been discovered in the area shortly after 6pm.

The saga unfolded shortly after 11am on Tuesday morning when Gardaí were alerted to an incident involving a man armed with a shotgun on farmlands near Carrignavar.

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