20/01/2016

Appeal For Witnesses To Tallaght Shooting Incident

Gardaí in Tallaght have appealed for witnesses to a shooting incident at Parkhill West on Monday 18 January.

Detectives are searching for a silver Volkswagen Passat that was involved in the incident.

It is understood an unknown number of occupants travelling in the Passat fired a number of shots at a 06-D blue Mazda 3 containing two men.

The driver of the vehicle sustained gunshot injuries but managed to drive to Tallaght Hospital. His injuries are described as serious but not life threatening. The passenger of the Madza was unharmed. The Passat was discovered a short time later partially burned out at Benmadigan Road, Drimnagh.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone in the Parkhill West area of Tallaght between 20:15 and 20:45 to contact Tallaght Garda Station. Any person who may have seen the 00-D-92403 silver VW Passat either at Parkhill West, Tallaght or at Benmadigan Road, Drimnagh on the night of Monday 18th January 2016 is asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 6666000 or the Garda Confidential Number on 1800 666111.

(MH/CD)

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