Saturday 17 August 2019

Two firearms found in parked car in west Dublin

Gardai made the discovery as they searched two vehicles in Finglas.

The firearms and ammunition were found in cars searched by officers (PA)
The firearms and ammunition were found in cars searched by officers (PA)

By Michelle Devane, PA

Two firearms and ammunition have been recovered by gardai as part of an ongoing operation targeting criminality in west Dublin.

The firearms were seized when officers searched two parked cars in Finglas on Tuesday.

A single-barrel sawn-off shotgun along with a .22 pistol and four rounds of ammunition were found in one of the cars.

The firearms have been removed for ballistic and forensic examination.

No arrests have been made.

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