Gardaí uncover loaded gun with fitted silencer in Blanchardstown 3 years ago

Gardaí uncover loaded gun with fitted silencer in Blanchardstown

The gun was uncovered on Tuesday evening.

On Tuesday evening, 28 May, Gardaí uncovered a loaded gun in a wooded area of Blanchardstown, along with bullets and a silencer.

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As part of ongoing investigations targeting organised criminal activity in north west Dublin, Garda units based in Blanchardstown and Finglas conducted a search of a wooded area off Waterville Road, Dublin 15.

During the course of the search, a loaded firearm and silencer was recovered.

The firearm, a Makarov handgun with a fitted silencer, along with seven bullets, have been sent for ballistic and forensic examination.

Searches in the area are continuing and inquiries are ongoing.

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