06/03/2009

Another Arrested As One Is Released In O'Halloran Investigation

A third man has been arrested by gardaí investigating the fatal shooting of Stephen O' Halloran.

He is 19 years old and is presently detained at Tallaght Garda Station under section 30 of The Offences Against The State Act.

The arrest was made in the Tallaght area on Thursday.

Meanwhile a 20-year-old man, and the first person arrested in relation to the investigation, has been released without charge.

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to his detention.

Mr O'Halloran, 20, was gunned down as he sat in a car at Kilmartin Drive, Tallaght, Dublin 24, on January 19.

(DW/BMcC)

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