29/06/2010

Two Die In Dublin Gang Shooting

Two men have been killed and a teenage boy injured after gunmen opened fire on a car in west Dublin last night.

Gardai in Ronanstown are investigating the shooting incident, which occurred on the Neilstown Road at approximately 8.00pm yesterday evening.

Paul and Kenneth Corbally, aged 35 and 32, were both convicted criminals. They were pronounced dead at the scene after shots were fired into the car in which they were sitting along the Neilstown Road, Ronanstown. The teenager was also shot but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
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The scene has been sealed off and Gardai are appealing to anyone who may have been in the Neilstown Road area around the time of the incident or have any information to contact Ronanstown Garda Station on 01-6667700.

This morning, officers revealed that the car used by the assailants was a silver Audi A6 fitted with a taxi plate and stolen registration plates bearing the number 00 KE 13498.

A spokesman for Gardaí said: "Anyone who saw this car in the Clondalkin village or Neilstown Road area between 5pm and 8pm last night or following the shooting observed the car travelling on the Fonthill Road or in the Foxborough area - where it was found burnt out - is asked to contact Gardaí."

The investigating team can be contacted at Ronanstown Garda Station on 01 6667700 or the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111.

(DW/BMcC)

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