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Man (20s) arrested in relation to 2017 Citywest shooting released without charge

The man is the fourth person to be arrested in connection with the shooting.

Updated Apr 14th 2019, 10:08 AM

A MAN IN his late 20s who arrested yesterday morning in relation to a fatal shooting in Citywest Shopping Centre on 18 September 2017 has been released without charge.

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions, Gardaí said.

Fitness instructor John Gibson was shot a number of times in a car park at Fortunestown Lane near Citywest Village Shopping Centre on 18 September 2017.

It is believed that Gibson was shot as he sat in his Audi car behind the Eddie Rocket’s restaurant. At least one gunman got out of a van and fired a number of shots.

Investigating gardaí believed that the deceased was killed as part of a local feud.

The man arrested on Saturday 13 April was detained at Tallaght Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences against the State Act 1939.

A total of four arrests have been made in relation to this incident.

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