Man, 48, charged in relation to Blanchardstown shooting; will appear in court later this afternoon

A 48-year-old man has been charged in relation to the shooting incident at Parslickstown on Monday afternoon.

An eight-month-old baby boy’s leg was broken in the incident when he was hit by 30 shotgun pellets.

The incident also saw the child’s mother, Lynn Doyle, 29, and Matthew Collins, 17, hit by more than a dozen shotgun pellets.

Lynn Doyle and her 8-month-old baby John who is recovering in hospital after being blasted with a shotgun.

The injuries were not life-threatening and mediation has now been offered to the families involved.

Gardaí investigating the shooting incident in Parlickstown, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15 confirmed they have charged a man, 48.

The man is due to appear at the Criminal Court of Justicelater this afternoon.

A 23 year old woman who was arrested as part of this investigation remains in custody.

17-year old Matthew Collins is recovering in hospital after surgery.


 

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