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

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.

The shooting incident took place in Coolock, Dublin in the early hours of New Year’s Day. Photograph: Google Maps
The shooting incident took place in Coolock, Dublin in the early hours of New Year’s Day. Photograph: Google Maps

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.

Gardaí at the scene of the shooting at Mizzoni’s Pizza in Edenmore, Dublin. Photograph: Collins
Gardaí at the scene of the shooting at Mizzoni’s Pizza in Edenmore, Dublin. Photograph: Collins

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.