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Update: shooting Killeek Lane Swords Co Dublin 17th January 2020

Gardaí are investigating a shooting incident that occurred at approximately 11.30am on Friday 17th January 2020 at Killeek Lane, St Margaret's, Swords, County Dublin.

Two males sitting in a parked vehicle at an industrial premises were approached by a lone gunman who discharged a number of shots into the vehicle. The gunman fled the scene in a vehicle driven by another male.

Two males, in their late 30’s, received treatment at the scene before being transferred to Beaumount and Connolly Memorial Hospitals. One male remains in a critical condition.

At approximately 12.30pm two males, in their early 30’s, were arrested and are currently detained under Section 30 Offences Against the State Act 1939 in Garda Stations in North Dublin City.

An Incident room has been established at Swords Garda Station.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for assistance from members of the public who may have seen a Black Citroen C4 car, registration 151D34526 between 11.30am when it left the vicinity of Killeek Lane and 12.30pm when it was abandoned and set on fire at Greenwood Avenue, Coolock, Dublin 13.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for any road users with video recording

• in the vicinity of Killeek lane, Swords Co. Dublin this morning 17th January 2020 between 11.15am and 11.45am or

• in the vicinity of Greenwood Avenue, Blunden Drive, Malahide Road area of Dublin 13 between 12.15pm and 12.40pm today 17th January 2020.

Investigating Gardaí can be contacted at Swords Garda Station 01-6664700, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.