Man Arrested For Threatening Garda With Replica Firearm

Garda in Dublin have arrested a man who pointed a replica firearm at officers and members of the public.

At around 2.30am on Tuesday morning, Garda responded to a call of a man with a suspicious device in Greencastle Road, Coolock, Dublin.

It is understood that a man in his 20s then threatened garda officers with a firearm, which was later discovered to be a replica.

It was confirmed by the Garda that armed officers responded to the incident and that one shot was fired. No one was injured.

The incident has been reported to the Garda Ombudsman Commission, which is standard procedure when an officer has discharged a firearm.


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