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Gardai seal off area in Dublin city centre after reports of gunfire

NewsBy Karl Doyle
Gardai have sealed off the scene
Gardai have sealed off the scene

Gardai have sealed off an area in Dublin city centre after reports of shots being fired.

A member of the public is believed to have alerted gardai at Pearse Street station after he heard several gun shots near the Leo Fitzgerald House flats at lunchtime today.

They have sealed off the area, which is near Boyne Street, and are examining the scene.

They could not verify as yet if shots had been fired.

A garda spokesperson said there were no reports of any injuries and no firearm had been found at the scene.

Investigations are ongoing. 

More to follow…