30-year-old dies in shooting incident in Bray

Ross Houston
June 6, 2018

The other two men, who have been hospitalised, are aged 35 and 57.

Inside the gym in Bray, Co.

The father of Olympic champion Katie Taylor has has been injured in a shooting at his boxing club.

Gardai are now at the scene of the shooting at Bray Boxing Club in The Harbour, Co Wicklow.

The attack took place just before 7am this morning when a gunman entered the premises and fired a number of shots.


Gardaí say the gunman left the scene in a white or silver van, possibly a Ford make, had British reg plates.

The van, which had yellow northern Irish registration plates, was abandoned on Pigeon House Road at approximately 8.05am, where a male was seen leaving the van and cycling away.

Gardai said the body of the dead man remains at the scene pending the arrival of the state pathologist.

Anyone who wishes to contact Gardaí on this matter can do so by calling Bray Garda Station on 01 6665300, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Three men are in serious condition after they were shot in Wicklow.


The chairman of Bray Municipal Council, Chris Fox, confirmed that Mr Taylor was one of those shot.

Gardai at the scene of a shooting at Bray Boxing Club.

Pete Taylor, a native of England and a former amateur champion, was an electrician before turning his attention to training his daughter and numerous other amateurs.

Gym founder Pete Taylor is one of those injured.


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