Night of chaos in Dublin city as Gardai gather around stabbed young teen after large gangs clash
‘These types of clashes are happening every night between the gangs but it’s about to get worse’
These were the distressing scenes on our streets last night as gardai gathered around a young teen who was stabbed after large gangs clashed in the city.
Groups from the inner city and south Dublin went toe-to-toe on Beckett Bridge near the Convention Centre where the stabbing took place on Monday.
Dublin Live understands that the mid-teen stabbing victim was slashed in the leg by a young attacker armed with a Stanley knife.
The teen was taken to the Mater Hospital where his injuries are described as non-life-threatening.
Several units from Store Street and Pearse Street Garda stations remained at the scene for hours as they tried to calm tensions between the dozens of kids.
A source told Dublin Live: “These types of clashes are happening every night between these gangs but it’s about to get worse.
“One young teen was stabbed in the leg and ended up in hospital.