Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

Gardaí hunt for second suspect who fled scene of foiled gangland hit

A man in his late 20s was arrested at the scene and a gun was recovered by gardaí.

GARDAÍ ARE LOOKING to trace a second suspect who fled the scene of a foiled gangland hit in Dublin yesterday afternoon.

Gardaí intercepted a van in Inchicore after it failed to stop for gardaí from the Special Crime Taskforce. The van was later stopped and man in his late 20s was arrested.

A second suspect in another vehicle fled the scene after armed gardaí fired a number of shots at the car. Investigators are now trying to trace his whereabouts.

A gun and silencer were also recovered from the area yesterday.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information about it to contact them at Ballyfermot Garda Station on 01 666 7200.

Read: Gun and silencer ‘found in plastic bag at side of road’ following foiled gangland hit in Dublin>

Making a difference

A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article.

Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel