Sunday 20 August 2017

Five men stabbed after fight broke out at a party

Sarah Stack

Sarah Stack

Five men were stabbed and a sixth suffered serious head injuries after a fight broke out at a birthday party.

The incident happened in a house at Deer Park Avenue, Tallaght, Dublin, at about 4.20am.

Gardai said five men - three in their late teens, one in his 20s and one in his 40s - were taken by ambulance to Tallaght Hospital with suspected stab wounds following the altercation at the 18th birthday party.

A sixth man, aged in his 30s, was taken to St James Hospital with head injuries.

It is understood some of the injured are in a serious but stable condition.

The scene has been preserved pending technical examination and inquiries are ongoing.

Gardai have appealed for information.

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