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'No threat' Gardai say they are 'aware' of viral Tiktok video showing officer pointing a gun in Dublin station

'An authorised firearms officer did draw an official issue firearm in a controlled private environment,' a garda spokesman has said.


Gardai have said they are aware of a video in circulation on social media apparently showing an officer pointing a gun in a North Dublin station. 

The video, which has been widely circulated on TikTok, is shot through a window and shows a man in a shirt pointing what appears to be a handgun.

The word ‘Finglas’ is emblazoned over the footage which has been viewed thousands of times on the social media site..

However, it is not clear when the incident occurred.

In a statement to sundayworld.com, Garda Press office that confirmed that a member of An Garda Síochána, “an authorised firearms officer, did draw an official issue firearm in a controlled private environment".

“No civilians were present at the time,” a Garda spokesperson said.

“The Garda was not under any threat nor presenting a threat to any person at the time.”

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