Bray Boxing Club Shooting: Gardaí Arrest Man In His 30s

Bray Boxing Club Shooting Victim Bobby Messett

Gardaí investigating the murder of a man at Bray Boxing Club in Wicklow have arrested a man in his 30s.

50 year old Bobby Messet was shot dead at the club at around 7am on the 5th June.

Two other men, including Pete Taylor, were injured in the attack.

At least one gunman entered the Bray Boxing club just before 7am on Tuesday the 5th June and opened fire.

There were up to 20 people training at the club at the time.

50 year-old Bobby Messett was killed, while two other men – including Pete Taylor, the father of Ireland’s Olympic Gold Medal winning boxer Katie Taylor – were shot and injured.

It’s understood that Pete Taylor who set up the club was the intended target.

Gardaí took a man in his early 30s into custody last night where he can be held for up to seven days.