Bray Boxing Club victim named

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The public have been asked for information about the movements of a gunman who killed one man and injured two others in a shooting at Bray Boxing Club yesterday morning.

"Unfortunately a 30-year-old man died at the scene and two others were injured".

The incident reportedly occurred at approximately 6:55 a.m. IST on Tuesday at the Bray Boxing Club in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland, Katie Taylor's hometown.

The suspect fled the attack in the Harbour area of Bray in a van.

Peter Taylor, 57, and another man aged 35 were taken to hospital with injuries.

After viewing CCTV in the area, Gardaí have appealed for information on a silver coloured Volkswagen Caddy with Northern Irish plates which is believed to be the getaway vehicle.

Katie Taylor, 31, began her career at Bray boxing club where she was trained by her father.

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He went on to train Katie to help her win six World Championships titles, six European Championships and five EU Championships.

A garda spokesperson said: 'Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Bray Garda Station on 01 6665300'.

A technical examination of the area is being carried out by specialist officers.

Fellow councillor Michael O'Connor added: "Pete Taylor was shot".

Local Sinn Fein TD John Brady tweeted: 'Absolutely shocking news coming from Bray Boxing club this morning.

The scene is now closed off as gardai continue to investigate.

Ireland's health minister Simon Harris also tweeted: 'Shocking news in Bray this morning.

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