A man has been arrested in relation to an early morning shooting in Tallaght on 24 July 2021.
The man in his 20s was arrested this morning and brought to Tallaght Garda Station.
Gardai rushed to the area shortly after 2:30am and came across three men, one in possession of a handgun and one in possession of a baseball bat in the Rossfield Avenue area of Tallaght.
The man with the gun sprayed bullets at the patrol car with one of the shots hitting the vehicle.
All three men fled the scene and no gardai were injured.
A garda spokesman said: “Gardaí investigating a shooting incident which occurred shortly after 2:30am on 24th July 2021 in the Rossfield Avenue area of Tallaght in Dublin, have arrested a man on the morning of Wednesday, 1st December, 2021, as part of this investigation.
“The man, aged in his early 20s, is currently being detained at Tallaght Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939.”
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