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Christmas Day shooting: Gardaí investigate after shots fired at house in Beaumont

Four adults and one teenager were inside at the time. The shooting happened shortly after 11pm.

Whitethorn Close
Whitethorn Close
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GARDAÍ IN CLONTARF, north Dublin, are investigating after shots were fired at a house in Beaumont overnight.

The incident happened at a house on Whitethorn Close at around 11.10pm, a spokesperson for the force said.

Three adults and one teenager were inside at the time, but were unharmed.

A window was broken, and there was also some damage to masonry on the outside of the house.

The scene remains sealed off today, as investigations take place.

A local told TheJournal.ie he heard five loud bangs in the area last night.

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