Loaded Gun Found In Tallaght F...


Loaded Gun Found In Tallaght Following Motorbike Ramming

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An investigation has been launched after a loaded gun was found in Tallaght, Dublin.

It's after Gardai were called out to the scene of a motorbike incident in Fortunestown, Tallaght at around 4pm yesterday afternoon.

It's believed the motorbike had been rammed off the road by another vehicle.

Two male teenagers were hurt and taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

When gardai arrived at the scene and examined the area, they found a gun nearby according to the Mirror.

It's believed the weapon was loaded.

Meanwhile the vehicle, believed to have been used in the ramming, was later found burnt out.

This incident has sparked concerns about a rise in violence in Tallaght in the past number of weeks.

Gardai said in a statement:' 'Gardaí are investigating an incident of endangerment that occurred in Tallaght, Dublin 24 this afternoon Tuesday, 11th July 2023 shortly before 4pm.

Two male teenage youths were injured when a motorcycle they were travelling on collided with a vehicle. Both males were taken to hospital with injuries which are understood to be non-life threatening.

A suspected firearm was recovered close to the scene of the incident and has been seized by Gardaí for examination.

Investigations are ongoing at this time.''

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