Tuesday 24 October 2017

Shooter who targeted house in broad daylight 'was a young man on a bicycle'

Gardai are investigating the incident
Gardai are investigating the incident
Conor Feehan

Conor Feehan

Gardai are investigating a shooting incident in Dublin in which a man on a bicycle targeted a house in broad daylight.

The incident happened on Melrose Park at around 7.30pm yesterday evening.

A man described as being in his late teens or early 20s cycled up to the house and discharged several shots at it from a handgun, causing minor damage in the process.

He then cycled away from the scene.

There were no reports of any injuries in the incident and it is not known if there was anyone in the house at the time.

The suspect as wearing a red cap, a navy hoodie and navy tracksuit bottoms.

Gardai are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

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