Two staff hospitalised after shooting in Dublin takeaway
Gardaí arrest two men, aged 44 and 18, following the incident
Garda Forensic experts at the scene of the shooting at Mizzoni’s Pizza in Edenmore in Dublin. Photograph: Collins
Two staff members have been injured after a shooting at a takeaway in Dublin overnight.
A Garda spokesman said the incident took place at Mizzoni’s Pizza in the Edenmore Shopping Centre in Raheny about 00.20am on New Year’s Day.
A man entered the takeaway alone armed with what has been described as a handgun, demanded cash and fired a number of shots.
Two men working at the food outlet, aged 28 and 38 years old, received gunshot wounds.
They were taken to Beaumont Hospital for treatment and their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
It is understood one man was shot in the chest and the second man was shot in the stomach.
Following the incident, gardaí arrested a 44-year-old man and an 18-year-old man. They remain in custody at Coolock and Raheny Garda stations.
Gardaí investigating the incident are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Coolock Garda station on 01- 666 4200, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.