Taylor’s father was taken to hospital
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Katie Taylor’s 57-year-old father Peter has been injured and a man has died in a shooting which took place at Bray Boxing Club on Tuesday morning.
Peter Taylor, dad of WBA world champion and 2012 Olympic gold medallist Katie, is reported to have suffered serious injuries after being shot in the arm at the gym in County Wicklow, Ireland.
An unidentified 30-year-old has died following the attack, which took place at 6:55am, and another 35-year-old has also been injured.
A Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí can confirm that one man aged 30 has died following a shooting incident in Bray, Co. Wicklow this morning.
“The body of the deceased remains at the scene pending the arrival of the State Pathologist and a technical examination of the area is being carried out by Garda Crime Scene Examiners.
“Two other men, aged 35 and 57, who were injured in the incident have been taken to hospital.”