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.