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Re-Appeal - Murder of Dean Johnston on the 25/5/11

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The Gardaí at Ronanstown Garda Station are investigating the murder of Dean Johnston that occurred on Wednesday the 25th of May 2011.

At approximately 8.50pm Dean Johnston was sitting in the back of a red Volkswagen golf registration number 96D7503 on Moorefield Avenue just yards from his home. A lone gunman approached the car and fired shots in through the rear passenger window hitting Dean and killing him. He was taken by ambulance to hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Dean was just 20 years old and was a fitness fanatic. He was hoping to become a fitness

An extensive murder investigation has taken place over the last number of years and the investigation team are of the belief that there are still witnesses out there who witnessed the murder or observed the gunman fleeing the scene and to-date have not come forward or are reluctant to give certain information to An Garda Siochana.

• Anyone in the Moorefield estate and Neilstown Road area at the time of the murder or in the hours prior to the incident to contact the Gardaí.

• Gardaí are particularly interested in speaking to any residents of the Moorefield estate who may have seen something not in keeping with the normality of the area.
• Any sightings of the gunman in the Moorefield estate or surrounding area prior to or immediately after the incident.
• Anyone with information in relation to the murder or identity of the person(s) involved in this incident to contact the Gardaí to be treated in confidence.
• Even the smallest piece of information, which may seem insignificant to you, might help with the investigation.

Gardaí at Ronanstown Garda Station are investigating, telephone 01 6667700