Gardai issue witness appeal following shooting in Clondalkin

by Rachel Darcy

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a shooting incident in Clondalkin on Tuesday, October 13.

In a statement, An Garda Siochana said that shots were fired at a house causing damage to the windows of the home.

Gardai said: “The alarm was raised at approximately 9.20pm when a number of shots were fired at a house on Greensfort Crescent. Damaged was caused to the windows and exterior of the house.

“It’s understood those involved fled the scene on foot. None of the occupants of the house were injured.

“In a follow up operation a man in his 20s was arrested near the scene by members of the Armed Support Unit (ASU) a short time later. He is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 at Ronanstown Garda Station.

“The scene has been preserved for forensic and technical examination.”

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the incident room at Ronanstown Garda Station 01-6667700 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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