Man arrested in connection with Waterford girl's shooting

A man has been arrested in connection with an incident in Waterford earlier this week in which a teenage girl was shot with a pellet gun.

A man has been arrested in connection with an incident in Waterford earlier this week in which a teenage girl was shot with a pellet gun.

Sixteen-year-old Bridget Delaney was shot in the stomach at the Bilberry halting site at around 10.30pm on Monday night.

The 27-year-old was arrested yesterday afternoon.

He is being detained at Waterford garda station where he can be held for up to 72 hours.

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