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Man arrested over shots fired in Hutch-Kinahan feud

On 2 September 2016, a number of shots were fired into a home at Drumalee Park, Dublin 7.

Drumalee Park
Drumalee Park
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GARDAÍ AT Bridewell station have arrested a man in his 3os in relation to a shooting incident on Dublin’s north side last September.

On the afternoon of 2 September 2016, a number of shots were fired at a house in Drumalee Park, just off the North Circular Road in Dublin 7.

A man was said to have been approached by another man carrying a gun. The first man fled into his back garden and into a house, when a number of shots were fired.

He was uninjured, and the man who had fired the gun fled the scene in a car.

A burning car was recovered a short time later at Regal Park, just off Blackhorse Avenue, around 1km away.

It is believed that the home is owned by an acquaintance of the Hutch family.

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An unarmed garda was just 100 metres away at the time of the shooting.

The man in his 30s is currently being detained at Bridewell Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.

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