Man Arrested Over River Road Shooting

A man is this morning being held in connection with a shooting incident in the River Road area of Dublin.

The arrest is the first to be made in the case, which occurred in July of this year. During the incident, which occurred at about 9.20am on July 15, a gunman approached two men in a van in River Road, Dublin 7. The occupants of the van received a number of gunshot wounds and the gunman escaped on foot.

One of the men was seriously injured and both were removed to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardtown, their injuries were not life threatening.

A man was arrested in connection with incident this morning in Finglas and is detained at Cabra Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against The State Act 1939 for unlawful possession of a firearm with intent to endander life. He may be detained for up to 72 hours.

Gardai are appealing for anyone with information is asked to contact Cabra Garda Station on 666 7400 or the Garda Confidentail line on 1800 666 111.


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