During the operation, the Officers encountered Twenty-eight year old Dalton Greeves of Dennery.
During the encounter he sustained a gunshot wound and was transported to St.Jude’s Hospital, where he succumbed to his injury.
A quantity of Cannabis, as well as an L380 Pistol with six live rounds of ammunition was recovered during the operation.
A post Mortem examination was conducted on the body of Dalton Greeves on Thursday 2nd August, 2012. The examination revealed that Greeves died from Hemorrhagic shock secondary to a single gunshot wound
Investigations into the matter are ongoing.