GSOC has begun an investigation following shooting incident in Dublin 11

7 Dec 2017

GSOC has begun an investigation following a shooting incident during a planned Garda search of a house in Barnwell Drive, Ballymun, Dublin 11 this morning, 07 December 2017

A Garda member and another male were injured during the incident. Both injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

GSOC was notified under Section 102 of the Garda Síochána Act 2005 which provides for independent investigation of any matter that appears to indicate that the conduct of a member of the Garda Siochana may have resulted in the death of, or serious harm to, a person.

GSOC is conducting an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding the discharge of a firearm resulting in harm. The Garda Síochána investigation into the incident and related matters continues


Ciarán Kelly

Communications & Research