10
Dec
2018

Katie Taylor’s father Peter rushed to hospital, among THREE SHOT at Bray Boxing Club

WBN 05/06/2018
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Katie Taylor’s father Peter, a renowned boxing trainer, has been confirmed as one of the three people shot on Tuesday in Ireland. 

Just before 7am on Tuesday morning, an attacker entered Bray Boxing Club resulting in the death of a 30 year-old man.

Two others, aged 35 and 57 (Peter), were rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds.

Police had the following to say to Irish media at the scene: “GardaĆ­ can confirm that one man aged 30 years has died following a shooting incident in Bray, Co. Wicklow this morning.

“The body of the deceased remains at the scene pending the arrival of the State Pathologist and a technical examination of the area is being carried out by Garda Crime Scene Examiners.

“Two other men, aged 35 and 57, who were injured in the incident have been taken to hospital.

“Following examination of CCTV in the area, we now wish to appeal for information for a silver coloured Volkswagen Caddy with Northern Irish plates.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Bray Garda Station on 01 6665300.”

Taylor’s daughter Katie, signed to Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing, is a current unified lightweight champion and won gold at the 2012 Olympics in London.

The investigation continues as police appeal for witnesses.

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