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05th Jun 2018

Fatal shooting at Katie Taylor boxing gym in Ireland

One of the men shot is believed to be a well-known coach

Paul Moore

One man has died and two have been seriously injured in a shooting at a boxing club in Co Wicklow

The incident took place at about 6:55 am this morning in the boxing club believed to be owned by the father of professional boxer Katie Taylor.

One of the men was announced dead shortly after the shooting, while one man is in a critical condition having been shot in the leg. A third man, believed to be a well-known boxing coach, was shot in the arm.

Police are now at  the scene of the shooting at Bray Boxing Club in The Harbour, Co Wicklow, approximately 20 minutes outside of Dublin.

The suspect left the scene in what is believed to be a white or silver Ford van, according to police, and has British number plates.

Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them with any information.

This is a breaking story. More to follow…