Teenager fighting for his life following stabbing in Swords

Teenager Fighting For His Life Following Stabbing In Swords Teenager Fighting For His Life Following Stabbing In Swords
Gardaí at the scene in the Brookdale Avenue area of Swords where a 19-year-old man was seriously assaulted on Thursday evening. Photo: Colin Keegan/Collins
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A teenager is fighting for his life after a stabbing in Co Dublin on Thursday evening.

A man has been arrested for questioning in connection with the incident and a garda investigation is underway.

Gardaí said they were alerted to a serious assault that occurred on Brookdale Avenue in Swords at about 7pm.

Gardaí at the scene on Friday morning. Photo: Colin Keegan/Collins

A man (19) was taken from the scene to Beaumont Hospital for treatment. His condition has been described as critical.

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination.

Gardaí said a man in his early 20s has since been arrested and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 in Swords Garda Station.

They have appealed to anyone who may have information in relation to the incident to contact 01-666 4700.


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