'300 lines of inquiry' following double murder in Ballymun

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for information on Wednesday's shooting

'300 lines of inquiry' following double murder in Ballymun

Detective superintendent Colm Fox and Chief Superintendent Lorraine Wheatley. Image: Gail Conway

Gardai are renewing an appeal for information following a double murder in Ballymun in Dublin on Wednesday.

Clinton Shannon (30) and mother-of-six Antoinette Corbally (48) were killed in the attack by two men at Balbutcher Drive.

A large Garda presence remains in the place in Ballymun, and armed patrols have been deployed.

Gardaí say they have more than 300 lines of inquiry, while technical examinations are being carried out on the handgun and machine gun believed to have been used in the attack.

Speaking this afternoon, Chief Superintendent Lorraine Wheatley said: "I'd like to take the community that have come forward already with information - but I believe there's lots of other information out there that could assist us with our investigation.

"An innocent young man and a mother [were] killed [...] We're appealing to the community to come forward."

She explained they are particularly interested in the movements of two cars:

Anyone with information can contact Ballymun Garda Station on 01-666-4400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.