13/12/2017

23-Year-Old Woman Arrested In Connection With Triple Shooting

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with a triple shooting incident in Parslickstown, Mulhuddart on Monday 11 December.

A mother and two of her sons, an 8-month-old baby boy and a teenager, were all injured by a shotgun blast. It is understood the incident is related to a feud between Traveller families going back a number of years.

Gardaí in Blanchardstown have arrested a 23-year-old woman in the Wicklow area.

She is being detained under the provisions of section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 as amended at a Dublin Garda Station.

Gardaí also confirmed they have recovered a firearm as a result of searches in the Parslickstown area.

A man, aged in his 40s is continuing to help garda with their enquires.

Groups representing Travellers have appealed for calm, and urged feuding families to avail of mediation services.

(MH)

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