17/05/2010

Ballyfermot Murder Detectives Make Arrest

A fatal shooting last summer has led to an arrest today.

Gardaí in Ballyfermot investigating the murder of Anthony Cannon in Ballyfermot on 17th July 2009 have arrested a man in his early 30s this morning.

They said that the man is being detained in Ballyfermot Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.

The arrest comes almost 10 months after the killing at Saint Mary's Avenue West, Ballyfermot, Dublin.

It happened just before 4.00pm that afternoon and led to Gardai responding to a call discovering a man with serious injuries.

The man was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene.

(BMcC/GK)

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