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Firearm Recovered in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 on the 30/4/19

Firearm Recovered in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 on the 30/4/19

As part of an ongoing Policing Operation targeting criminality in the Blanchardstown area of Dublin, a residential premises at Sheephill Park, Blanchardstown was searched yesterday, Tuesday 30th April 2019.

As part of this operation wasteland at Sheephill Estate was also searched, during the course of this search a loaded semi-automatic sawn off shotgun was recovered concealed in undergrowth. The weapon has been forwarded to Garda Headquarters for ballistic testing.

No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.

An image of the recovered firearm is available on the following link: https://tinyurl.com/zmhh65x