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Shots Fired At Garda Patrol Van In North Dublin

David Layde
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Gardaí have made an appeal for witnesses after shots were fired at a garda van in north Dublin this week.

Two uniformed members were on patrol in a garda van in the Buttercup Park area of Darndale on Thursday night at roughly 11.20pm. That’s when the Gardai became involved in an incident with a suspect car.

According to the Gardaí concerned, a loud noise was heard before the car drove off at speed across a nearby field towards the Malahide road. According to a Garda source:

“the patrol van was later inspected and two indentations consistent with gunfire were discovered on the driver’s door. No one was injured and both garda members involved remained on duty.”

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The van has now been taken for a technical and forensic examination. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact the incident room at Coolock garda station on 01 6664200 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.