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A Garda And Another Man Have Been Injured In A Dublin Shooting

A Garda And Another Man Have Been Injured In A Dublin Shooting

A member of An Garda Siochana is seriously injured this morning following a shooting which injured another man in Ballymun, Dublin.

It happened this morning before 7am in Ballymun.

Gardaí are now at the scene of a shooting in Ballymun.

The incident occurred during a drugs raid which saw armed officers from the Emergency Response Unit support unarmed colleagues.

When the gardai managed to gain entry, further shots were fired and a man inside the property sustained a gunshot wound.

They have been taken to hospital for treatment and their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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The case has been referred to the Garda watchdog, GSOC.

In the past few minutes the garda technical burea has arrived here in Ballymun on site to examine the scene.

The garda was shot in the arm. Both men were treated at the scene by trained gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade.

Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Minister for Justice Charles Flanagan said that "incidents like this highlight the danger that can face members of An Garda Síochána in carrying out their duties".

Gardaí have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.


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