Court Appearance Had in Relation to Edenmore S.C. Shooting

Gardaí from Coolock investigating a shooting incident at the Edenmore Shopping Centre on Tuesday 1st January 2019 have arrested two men.  

Both men were arrested on the north side of Dublin Tuesday 26th February and detained under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences Against the State Act 1939.  

One man in his 40s has appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 at 10.30am, Wednesday, February 27th. The second man in his 50s remains in Garda custody.  

Original Story:

Gardaí at Coolock in Dublin are investigating a shooting incident which occurred at a food take away premises at the Edenmore Shopping Centre, Coolock, Dublin 5 at approximately 00.22hrs this morning, Tuesday January 1st 2019.  

A lone male entered the premises armed with what is described as a handgun, he demanded cash and then discharged a number of shots. Two male staff members (38yrs & 28yrs) received gunshot wounds. They were both removed to Beaumont Hospital where they are receiving treatment for their injuries (not believed to life threatening).  

In a follow up operation two men (44yrs & 18yrs) have been arrested in connection with this investigation, they are detained at Coolock and Raheny Garda Stations under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences Against the State Act 1939.  

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or any person with information to contact the incident room at Coolock Garda Station on 01- 666 4200, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.  

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Written by Jasmine Woolley