INITIAL TARGET OF BALLYMUN SHOOTING ESCAPED UNHARMED

The target of yesterday’s shooting in Dublin had been warned by Gardaí that there was a threat to his life.

Two people were killed in the shooting in Ballymun yesterday afternoon, but it’s understood the intended target escaped uninjured.

A mother of 6 and a man in his 30s died in the attack – while three people including a child were brought to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

This incident happened in broad daylight around 4pm yesterday.

This morning the scene is sealed off and gardaí have been searching the gardens of neighbours for evidence.

Locals have said they’re shocked at the double homicide, and the vicious manner in which it was carried out

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