Friday, 23 February, 2018


Garda among two people shot in early-morning raid in Ballymun

The scene of the shooting at Ballymun  Source Sam Boal via Rolling News The scene of the shooting at Ballymun Source Sam Boal via Rolling News
Bennie Garza | 07 December, 2017, 13:40

According to emerging reports this morning, a garda and another individual have sustained injuries following a shooting in Ballymun earlier today.

It happened this morning before 7am in Ballymun.

The Irish Independent are reporting that armed officers from the Emergency Response Unit were supporting uniformed officers in a drugs raid at the time.

They were taken to hospital with what is believed to be non life-threatening injuries.

It is believed the shooting began from within the house on Barnwell Drive as officers attempted to gain entry.

Shooting Scene. An Garda Siochana are investigating shooting incident at Barnwall Drive in Ballymun, Dublin 11.

The shooting has been reoffered to the garda watchdog - GSOC - for investigation.

A man and two women were in the house have been arrested.

The men were treated at the scene for their gunshot wounds by gardai and members of the Dublin fire Brigade.

Minister for Justice Charles Flanagan said that "incidents like this highlight the danger that can face members of An Garda Síochána in carrying out their duties".

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