Man killed and two injured in shooting at boxing weigh-in

Gardai outside the Regency Hotel in Dublin after one man died and two others were injured following a shooting incident at the hotel.  Photo. Niall Carson/PA Wire
Gardai outside the Regency Hotel in Dublin after one man died and two others were injured following a shooting incident at the hotel. Photo. Niall Carson/PA Wire

One man has died and two others are injured after a shooting incident at a hotel in Dublin.

The attack happened while a boxing tournament weigh-in was going on at the Regency Hotel on Swords Road, around three kilometres north of the city centre.

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There men aged in their 20s or 30s were injured in the shooting.

Gardai said one of the men has since been pronounced dead.

They were called along with paramedics to the scene at around 2.30pm on Friday afternoon.

The two other victims have been rushed to The Mater and Beaumont hospitals with what are suspected to be gunshot wounds.

The scene has been sealed off.

The weigh-in was ahead of a Clash of the Clans boxing bout at the National Stadium in the south of the city, scheduled to take place on Saturday evening.