28/11/2011

Two Arrested After Tallaght Shooting

Two men have been arrested in Dublin in connection with a shooting incident in Tallaght in the early hours of Monday morning.

Gardai said they made the arrests and seized two firearms following the shooting incident, which took place at Hazel Hill, Tallaght at about 12.55am.

During the incident, a number of shots were fired through the window of a house. A man in his 30s who was in the house at the time was uninjured.

Gardai investigating the incident carried out two follow-up searches during the course of which they arrested two men in their 30s and recovered two rifles.

The men are detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 at Tallaght Garda Station.

It is not yet known whether the attack was related to the killing of a man in the Cherry Orchard Avenue area of Dublin at 7am, also on Monday morning.

(DW)


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