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Man Dies After Fight On Main Street Swords

Fight On Main Street Swords

A row on Main Street Swords on Thursday the 10th of October left one man needing hospital treatment. The altercation took place outside the Cab 200 office on Main Street around 12-30. Several people who saw the row say that it was over a parking spot and that a baseball bat was used. Swords Garda were quickly on the scene and sealed off the area. The northbound lane of the main street was closed off from the lights at Malahide Road. It's believed that the two men involved in the altercation were of  African origin. If you were a witness you should contact Swords Garda on 6664700. The 45 year old man was taken to Beaumont hospital and is on a life support machine. A 37 year old man is being questioned by the Garda. Two baseball bats were found at the scene.Gardai believe the pair knew each other and were involved in a “long running and personal dispute”. Both are from Nigeria. Eye witnesses described the scenes as “mayhem” and said the injured man suffered a violent blow to the back of the head.
“Then the man with the bat held it high over his head and brought it down hard on the other man's head and he just slumped to the ground,” said a witness.
Update 13 - 11 - 2013  The man that was injured on the 10th of October has since died.

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