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Gardai (Stock image)

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A man was hospitalised after he was shot in the leg in Dublin last night.

The incident occurred at approximately 10.17pm on Turvey Avenue, Dublin 8, which is close to Dublin's south inner city area.

A garda spokesman told Independent.ie that the man had been taken to St James’s Hospital.

His injuries have been described as non life-threatening.

The area has been sealed off for forensic investigation.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to come forward with any relevant information.

More to follow.

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