Appeal for witnesses to Ronanstown murder renewed
Dean Johnston (21) was shot dead early last Saturday morning, August 24th
A bus stop in the background at the scene of the fatal shooting at the weekend of Dean Johnston at Ronanstown, Dublin. Gardaí have renewed an appeal for information on his murder. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins
Passengers aboard the No 25 Nitelink Bus that left Westmoreland Street at midnight last Friday night/Saturday morning, August 23rd/24th, are asked to contact gardaí.
They are appealing in particular to passengers who continued their journey from Liffey Valley to the end of the bus route.
Gardaí are investigating after three men were seen running from a car they believe may have been used in the incident.
Gardaí are interested in the movements of the car, which was found on fire at Collinstown Crescent.
Gardaí wish to establish the whereabouts of the black Vauxhall Vectra prior to it being abandoned. The registration is 99 DL 7997 and the car had tinted windows.
Mr Johnston, from the Greenfort area, was known to gardaí. He was found after the incident with several gunshot wounds to the head and body.
Anyone with information or who can assist with the investigation should contact the incident room at Ronanstown Garda station on 01-6667776, the Garda confidential telephone line 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.