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Man arrested following Clondalkin shooting incident

A man in his 20s has been arrested by Gardaí investigating the unlawful discharge of a firearm at Nangor Road, Clondalkin last Monday.

An investigation lead by Gardaí at Clondalkin Station commenced after windows of a car were shattered when a firearm was discharged at a car stopped at traffic lights at the junction of Oak Road and Nangor Road at approximately 9:45am on Monday.

In a statement, Gardai said:

“The front seat occupants of the car, a woman and man in their 30s, were treated for non life threating injuries at St James Hospital following the incident.

“A number of children who were passengers in the car at the time were not physically harmed.

“It’s understood a car involved in the incident fled from the scene.

“Following a search and arrest operation in the south east Dublin area this morning, Thursday, 10th March, 2022, a man in his 20s was arrested.

“He is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939, at Clondalkin Garda Station and can be held for up to 72 hours.

“The investigation is ongoing and further updates will follow.”

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