Sunday 19 November 2017

Man arrested over gangland killing of criminal shot beside son

Ed Carty

A MAN has been arrested over the gangland murder of a criminal who was shot dead beside his 10-year-old son.

Declan O'Reilly was gunned down on South Circular Road in south Dublin on Monday last week.

The arrested man is in his 20s.

He was detained by gardai in Dublin this morning under section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act at Kevin Street Garda station.

The legislation was introduced to target organised crime gangs and the man can be held for up to seven days.

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