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Update: Three Arrests - Fatal Shooting Inicident Coolock 28th May 2019

Issue Date: 15/11/2021

Gardaí investigating the fatal shooting of a man (aged 40s) on Kilbarron Avenue, Coolock on the 28th May 2019, have arrested three men in north Co. Dublin, this morning, 15th November 2021. The three men, aged in their 20s, are currently detained under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007 at a number of Dublin Garda Stations.

Previous Press Release Refers

A man in his early 40s has been pronounced dead at the scene following a fatal shooting incident that occurred in the front garden of a house in the Kilbarron Avenue area of Coolock on 28/05/19 at approximately 3:30pm. The body remains at the scene pending examination by the Garda Technical Bureau. The Office of the State Pathologist has been notified and it is anticipated that a post mortem will take place on 29/05/19.

It is understood that 3 men wearing balaclavas were involved in this incident and left the scene in a silver Toyota Avensis (04-D-71806). This vehicle was found abandoned and on fire in the Castletymon Gardens area of Coolock at approximately 3:45pm. The scene remains preserved for a Garda technical examination.

An incident room has been established at Ballymun Garda Station. Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them at Ballymun on 01 666 4400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

Gardaí are particularly interested in speaking to anyone who was in the vicinity of the Kilbarron Avenue or Castletymon Gardens areas of Coolock between 3:15pm and 4pm on 28/05/19, especially road users who may have dash cam footage.