Gardai appeal for witnesses following reports of gun shots fired at cottages

By William O'Connor

GARDAI in Lucan are appealing for witnesses following reports of shots being fired in the Fonthill Cottages area of Clondalkin at approximately 8.50pm on Thursday night.

Upon arrival at the scene, Gardaí observed a number of apparent bullet holes in the front windows at two separate dwellings.

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Gardaí sealed off the scene

The scene was sealed off and a technical examination was carried out by the Divisional Scenes of Crime Unit. 

The dwellings were unoccupied during the incident and no persons were injured. No arrests have been made.

A Garda statement released this lunch time said: “Gardaí at Lucan are appealing for witnesses following reports of shots being fired in the Fonthill Cottages area, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 at approximately 8.50pm on Thursday 27th February 2020.

“Upon arrival at the scene, Gardaí observed a number of apparent bullet holes in the front windows at two separate dwellings. The scene was sealed off and a technical examination was carried out by the Divisional Scenes of Crime Unit. 

“The dwellings were unoccupied during the incident and no persons were injured. No arrests have been made”.

Gardaí are appealing for any person who was in the vicinity at the time of the incident or to anyone who may have witnessed any vehicle (particularly a Black Audi or a Silver Volkwagen Golf) to contact Gardaí.

Gardaí are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage and were travelling in the area at the time to contact Lucan Garda Station on 01 666 7300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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