07/12/2009

Three Arrested Over Dublin Shooting

Gardai in Blanchardstown have arrested thee people as part of an investigation into an incident in which a shot was fired through the window of a house in Dublin.

The incident occurred at approximately 3.40am yesterday morning in Sheephill Avenue in the Corduff area of the capital.

One lone female was in the house at the time but no-one was injured.

Gardai responding to the incident stopped a car on the Blakestown Road shortly after the incident and arrested the female and two male occupants of the car.

The three people, who all 19-years-old are currently being detained in Blanchardstown Garda Station.

Gardai recovered a sawn-off shotgun in the course of a follow up search of an open area in Mulhuddart.

Gardai are asking anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Blanchardstown Garda station on 01-6667000.

(DW/BMcC)

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