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Murder of John Carroll in Dublin on the 18/6/09 - Arrest

He was arrested in the Dublin 8.


Gardai investigating the murder of John Carroll on the 18th February 2009 have this morning (9/6/09) arrested a 27 year old man.

He was arrested in the Dublin 8 area and is currently detained at Kevin Street Garda Station under Section 30 of The Offences Against The State Act.

Original Press Release refers.


Garda Press Office

9/6/09    13.43


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 01 666 9400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


Garda Press Office

0820hrs, 19 February 2009.