Second man charged with Dublin restaurant murder

Police at the scene of the shooting
Image caption,Tristan Sherry died after he was assaulted during a gun attack at Browne’s Steakhouse in Blanchardstown

A second man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Tristan Sherry in a restaurant in the Republic of Ireland on Christmas Eve.

Mr Sherry, 26, was a gunman in an attack at Browne’s Steakhouse on Main Street in Blanchardstown on Sunday 24 December when he died.

David Amah, 18, of Hazel Grove, Portrane Road in Donabate, County Dublin, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with his murder.

Michael Andrecut, 22, with an address at Sheephill Avenue, previously appeared in court charged with Mr Sherry’s murder.

In court on Friday, a Garda (Irish police) sergeant said Mr Amah made no reply when charged shortly after 18:00 local time on Thursday.

He was granted legal aid and put back into custody. He is due in court again on 9 January.

Garda officers at the scene in Blanchardstown, Dublin, where a man aged in his 20s was pronounced dead after being injured during a shooting incident at Browne's Steakhouse restaurant on Christmas Eve.
Image caption,A second man shot in the same incident died on Thursday

Meanwhile, Wayne Deegan, of Linnetsfield Avenue, Phibblestown in Dublin, appeared in court in connection to the same incident.

He is charged with assault causing harm, violent disorder and producing a knife on 24 December.

He was granted legal aid and remanded in custody to appear on 12 January.

A second man shot in the same restaurant incident, who was named by Irish broadcaster RTÉ as 48-year-old Jason Hennessy Snr, died on Thursday.

A murder investigation is now under way into his death.

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