Tuesday 26 September 2017

Gardai disarm man (47) who fired shots in city after violent struggle

An Garda Siochana
An Garda Siochana

Geraldine Gittens

Gardai have seized a firearm, ammunition and a knife following the arrest of a 47-year-old man last night.

The man was arrested at Ballyfermot Parade, Dublin 10 on Thursday February 5 at around 11pm.

Two uniformed Gardaí responded to a report of gun shots being heard coming from the Kylemore Park area.

Gardai approached and disarmed the man at Ballyfermot Parade following a violent struggle, and he was arrested.

The man is currently detained at Ballyfermot Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 as amended.

Investigations are ongoing.

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