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Investigation into murder of John Carroll on the 18/2/09 - Arrest

Gardaí at Kevin Street are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in Grumpy Jacks, The Coombe, Dublin 8.

 

Gardaí investigating the murder of John Carroll on 18th February 2009 have this afternoon, the 24/3/09 arrested a 61 year old man.

He is presently detained at Kevin Street Garda Station under Section 30 of The Offences Against The State Act.

Original release refers and is attached for your convenience.

 

Garda Press Office

1645hrs, 24 March 2009.

 

 

Gardaí at Kevin Street are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred shortly after 9.30pm last night in Grumpy Jacks, The Coombe, Dublin 8.

Two males on a motorcycle pulled up outside the public house and the pillion passenger went inside and singled out a 33 year old man. He then shot him a number of times at short range with a handgun.

The injured party was taken to St James Hospital where he died a short time later.

Both suspects were wearing helmets and made their getaway on the motorcycle in the direction of Dean Street.

The scene is preserved pending a full technical examination and investigations are ongoing.

No arrests have been made.

An incident room has been established at Kevin Street Garda Station and anyone with information to offer is asked to contact them on 01 6669400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

 

Garda Press Office

0820hrs, 19 February 2009.