Garda support scrambled to 'large-scale' Finglas fight
Gardaí remain at the scene of a large- scale fight in the Finglas area of Dublin last night.
It's understood armed Gardaí and the air support helicopter were deployed to the scene after two groups got involved in a row at Avila Park off the Cappagh Road.
Rumours of a shooting, which spread quickly on social media, were denied by the Gardaí.
Road between Finglas and Blanch closed. Alleged shooting at settled Traveler camp at Cappagh following an argument. pic.twitter.com/TM6GvCSO8o— Sean Conroy (@DeadlySean) July 28, 2014
Property was damaged and a 34-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment to severe lacerations to his head and back.
Dublin Fire brigade sent a fire engine and an ambulance to the scene at around 8.45pm.
Despite a standoff between Gardaí and those involved, no arrests were made.
Gardaí are now looking for a motive and investigating if the disturbance is linked to a shooting last week.
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