Two men arrested in connection with shooting in Lucan in November 1 month ago

Two men arrested in connection with shooting in Lucan in November

Two men have been arrested in relation to the fatal shooting of a man in Lucan on 18 November last year.

A man in his 30s is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007 at Lucan Garda Station.

The second man is being detained under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939 at Ronanstown Garda Station.

Gardaí have said there is no more information available at this time.

Wayne Whelan’s body was found in a burning car in the Mount Andrew Rise area of Lucan on 18 November. He had been shot in the back of the head.

Two men were charged in connection with the murder and appeared before Blanchardstown District Court in December.

A woman who was arrested was released without charge and a file was subsequently prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.