Two persons arrested in relation to fatal shooting of father in Ballyfermot 4 months ago

Two persons arrested in relation to fatal shooting of father in Ballyfermot

The father of two was shot last Sunday.

A man in his early 40s and a woman in her late 30s have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Michael Tormey, that occurred at a residence in the Thomond Road area of Ballyfermot, County Dublin on Sunday,  January 9.

Both persons are being detained under the provisions of Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007, at Garda Stations in West Dublin.

Investigations are ongoing.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal for anyone with information in relation to this incident, in particular, anyone who may have been in the Thomond Road, Landen Road, Kylemore Road or the general Decies area between 3:30am and 5:30am on the morning of Sunday, 9th January, 2022.

Michael Tormey (49) was shot in the front garden of his house at 4.35am while his wife and one of his children were inside.

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Gardaí can be contacted at Ballyfermot Garda Station on 01 666 7200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.