Shooting In Coolock

Teenager Released After Shooting In Coolock

Elaine Stenson
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A 16-year-old boy arrested in connection with a shooting at a takeaway in Dublin has been released without charge.

The incident happened in Coolock in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

Just after midnight yesterday, a man burst into a takeaway at the Edenmore Shopping Centre with a gun.

He demanded cash and then fired a number of shots – injuring two people working there.

They’re both in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Gardai arrested two men in a follow-up operation.

A 44-year-old man remains in custody at Coolock Garda Station.

While a 16-year-old boy has been released without charge and a file’s being prepared for the DPP.

Investigators are still appealing for any witnesses to the shooting to contact them.