Arrests Follow Deadly Double Shooting

Four people are in custody today as Gardai at Pearse Street station investigating the fatal shooting at Pearse House on Sunday continue to probe the deadly incident.

Three males and one female were arrested in Dublin overnight and are currently detained at City Centre Garda Stations under Section 50 Criminal Justice Act 2007.

The shooting incident occurred at Pearse House, Pearse Street at approximately 6.45pm on Sunday and left two men with serious injuries following the shooting incident.

The police said that one of the injured men was removed to St James Hospital while the other man was taken to St Vincent’s University Hospital.

Both men were pronounced dead a short time later.

Last night, the scene at Pearse House was preserved for technical examination as a major investigation got under way.

Garda are still appealing for anyone with information to contact them at Pearse Street Garda Station on 01-6669000, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.


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