Van involved in Bray shooting found abandoned in Ringsend

Van involved in Bray shooting found abandoned in Ringsend

It's believed at least one man entered the building and fired a number of shots.

A 50-year-old man was killed and another man, aged 35, was injured, Irish police said, in an attack which came "out of the blue".

The boxing club was established by Peter Taylor, the father of Ireland's world and Olympic champion boxer Katie Taylor, and is located at the harbour in Bray town.

A technical examination of the area is being carried out by specialist officers.

Three men have been injured after a shooting at a boxing club in County Wicklow.

She went on to win gold at the London 2012 Olympics and she is unified lightweight world champion.


Following examination of CCTV in the area, the Gardaí are now appealing for information regarding the silver coloured Volkswagen Caddy with Northern Irish plates that fled the scene.

"They are very, very serious but they are not life-threatening at the moment, as we understand it", Mr Ward said.

Anyone who wishes to contact Gardaí on this matter can do so by calling Bray Garda Station on 01 6665300, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

"I have no doubt that the Gardai are doing all they can to apprehend those responsible", he said.

Gardai at the scene of a shooting at Bray Boxing Club. Katie Taylor, one of the most successful amateur boxers in recent history, trained out of the gym at the outset of her career but was training in the United States at the time of the shooting.

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