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Shooting at a Pub in Fairview, Dublin

The Gardaí at Clontarf are investigating a shooting outside a public house in Fairview, just after 12 30am on the 26th July 2010, in which three people were seriously injured.

Two male customers were standing outside of the pub on the footpath talking to doorman who was on duty. The customers were standing with their backs to the road, when a lone gunman then approached from the direction of Phillipsburg Avenue. He was armed with handgun in each hand and as he approached the pub he began shooting using both guns.

The doorman and two customers were struck by a number of bullets and feel to the ground. The gunman then ran around the corner to awaiting gold coloured VW Golf, registration number 05 D23932.He got into the front passenger seat and a second accomplice got into the drivers seat. The car then left the scene in the direction of Griffith Avenue.

Some minutes later the Golf was abandoned and set alight at Verschoyle Court, Dublin 2, off Lower and Upper Mount Street. The gunman and driver jumped out and ran from the Golf across a green area and under an archway onto Mount Street.