Watch: Bizarre moment Gardai draws gun while inside station
17th October 2021
The bizarre moment a Gardai drew a gun and raised it into the air inside a Garda station, was caught on camera and is being shared online.© Provided by Extra.ie
The video, which was taken outside a Garda station in Finglas, showed the officer drawing the firearm and lifting it in front of his face.
Despite the gun being drawn, no shots were fired and it remains unclear as to the reason the gun was drawn in the station.© Provided by Extra.ie The bizarre moment a Gardai drew a gun and raised it into the air inside a Garda station, was caught on camera and is being shared online. Pic: TikTok
Gardai said it was aware of the incident and that no civilians were present at the time the gun was drawn.
A Garda spokesperson said: ‘An Garda Síochána is aware of a video in circulation on social media.
‘A member of An Garda Síochána, an authorised firearms officer, did draw an official issue firearm in a controlled private environment.
‘No civilians were present at the time. The Garda was not under any threat nor presenting a threat to any person at the time.’