In a heart-wrenching turn of events, Bray native and beloved father, Clinton McCormack, aged 44, has tragically passed away. The news of his demise was shared on social media by his grieving son, who expressed profound sorrow and pledged to honor his father’s memory.
The announcement revealed that Clinton McCormack succumbed to complications from a disease stemming from a shocking shooting incident last week in County Wicklow. The incident occurred at Bellevue near Greystones, where Mr. McCormack was subjected to a four-shot attack. Despite being shot in the arm, shoulder, and both legs, he initially seemed on track to survive the assault.
Last Thursday night, as darkness fell, Mr. McCormack faced the assailant in a horrifying incident at Bellevue Hill in Delgany, County Wicklow. The property, reportedly under construction for a new housing development, became the backdrop for the tragic event.
The revelation surrounding Clinton McCormack’s cause of death shocked many, as it was disclosed that he had been grappling with a potentially fatal condition discovered during his hospitalization for the gunshot wounds. Medical professionals attending to him unearthed the underlying disease, ultimately leading to his untimely passing.
This unfortunate incident marks the second attempt on McCormack’s life, with the first occurring in 2016 when a convicted rapist’s gun jammed during an attempted attack. The assailant, Eoghan O’Connell, was subsequently sentenced to 12 years in prison. Authorities are now investigating whether the recent shooting is linked to a long-standing, personal dispute involving a well-known criminal.
The tragic circumstances surrounding Clinton McCormack’s death highlight the complexities of personal conflicts and the enduring impact of violence on individuals and their communities. As investigations unfold, the community mourns the loss of a beloved figure, emphasizing the need for resolution and justice in the face of such heartbreaking events.