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Friday 18 April 2014

Man seriously wounded in shooting in Dublin housing estate

Gardai at the scene of a shooting at Ferrycarrig Park in Coolock. Picture credit; Damien Eagers
Gardai at the scene of a shooting at Ferrycarrig Park in Coolock. Picture credit; Damien Eagers

GARDAI are investigating after a Dublin man was shot in the leg and arm this evening.

The man, who is in his 20s, is recovering in hospital after the drive-by shooting at Ferrycarrig Park, Coolock.

It is understood the incident happened at approximately 6.45pm.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A garda spokesman said the victim of the shooting presented himself for treatment at Beaumont Hospital.

The scene of the shooting has been sealed off by gardai as a full examination of the scene is to be carried out.

By Ken Foy and Cormac Murphy

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