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Teenager dies and another suffers serious injuries following incident in Dublin's north inner city

It’s understood gardaí are investigating if the two males were involved in an altercation with a takeaway delivery worker.

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Updated Jan 26th 2021, 11:50 PM

A JUVENILE MALE has died and another has suffered serious injuries after an incident in Dublin’s north inner city this evening.

Gardaí said they are investigating all the circumstances of a fatal assault and associated incidents which occurred on East Wall Road, Dublin 3 at approximately 9.20pm.

At that time, gardaí received a report of a public order incident in the area.

A garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene and two juvenile males were taken to the Mater Hospital to be treated for serious injuries.  One of the juvenile males has subsequently been pronounced dead in the Mater Hospital.”

It’s understood gardaí are investigating if the two males were involved in an altercation with a takeaway delivery worker. 

A third male has since presented to the Mater with injuries.

AA Roadwatch has advised that the East Wall Road is currently closed, with gardaí diverting traffic in the area. 

Gardaí are appealing for people with information regarding this incident to come forward.

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Anyone who was in the East Road, East Wall area between 9:00pm and 9:40pm and may have any information or footage (including dash cam), is urged to contact Store Street Garda Station on 01 666 8000, the Garda Confidential Phone Number 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

With reporting from Garreth MacNamee

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