Third person arrested in relation to Gibson murder investigation

This is an update to Monday's story, which can be found HERE.

By Brendan Grehan

A THIRD person was arrested today, Wednesday, March 27, in relation to the fatal shooting of John Gibson (28) in Citywest on September 18, 2017.

A Garda spokesperson told The Echo: “A man (29) was arrested today, March 27, 2019 in relation to the fatal shooting in Citywest Shopping Centre on September 18, 2017.

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Gardai at the scene in Citywest on September 18, 2017.

“He is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences Against the State Act 1939. This brings the total number of arrests to date for this incident to three.”

A 22-year-old man was arrested on Monday and was released without charge on Tuesday night with a file going to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

On Tuesday night, March 26, a 23-year-old female was arrested in connection with the same investigation.

She remains detained Tallaght Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences Against the State Act 1939.

Today’s arrest brings the total number of arrests to date for this incident to three.

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