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Investigation Underway After Shots Fired At Garda Car In Dublin


05:07 24 Jul 2021

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Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a Garda Patrol Car in Dublin was shot at in the early hours of this morning.


A routine patrol in the capital turned into mayhem when gunshots were fired at a Garda car in the early hours of this morning.


The marked Garda patrol car with unarmed uniform gardaí encoutered three men in the Rossfield Avenue area of Tallaght.


One of the men was armed with a handgun while another brandished a baseball bat.


The gunman discharged a number of shots, one of which struck the patrol vehicle.


Nobody was injured and the men fled the scene.


A technical examination took place this morning and gardaí in Tallaght have renewed their appeal for witnesses, particularly any with footage, including dash cam, to come forward.


Anyone with information can contact Tallaght Garda Station at 01 666 6000 , the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

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