Long expresses sympathy following death of Garda officer

Alliance 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.”