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Who is Patrick Lyons? Wiki, Bio, Age, Shot Dead, Wife, Children, Investigation

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Patrick Lyons was shot five times as he was walking along Belclare Terrace in Ballymun in what appears to have been a targeted gun attack.

Gardaí are trying to establish a motive for the murder of a man near his home in Dublin last night.

Age

He was 44 years old.

Patrick Lyons Shot Dead

Lyons was walking along a laneway near his home in Ballymun when he was shot an estimated five times by at least one attacker.

He leaves behind a 10-year-old son, who only last week lost his mother, Mr Lyons’ girlfriend.

Both Mr Lyons and his partner had a long history of drug use and had been long-term clients of local drug addiction services.

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The victim, along with his son, lived with his own mother, who locals described as a “lovely lady”.

Mr Lyons was not considered a serious criminal or gangland figure and had convictions for relatively minor offences, such as theft and drug offences.

Sources said he may have been used as a scout and messenger by a local drug gang.

Family

He lived with his mother and his young son whose mother, Patrick’s partner, also died just last week.

Investigation

Detectives believe it’s likely the killing is linked to a local dispute.

Senior officers point out that in most cases drug addicts who cross dangerous criminals, break into the wrong house, steal something or owe a drug debt usually get attacked and beaten up.

The murder, gardaí say, represents the most extreme, brutal and disproportionate response to the type of drug-addicted crime that he was involved in and the type of person he was.

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