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Man injured in gangland style gun attack

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A man is recovering is hospital after being shot in his front garden.

The 31-year-old was shot in the front garden of his home at Belcamp Grove, Priorswood, north Dublin at 3.45pm.

The attack was carried out by a loan gunman on a bike, who fled the scene.

"The gunman is believed to have been wearing a hooded top and have come from the direction of the Link road," said a Garda spokesman.

"The injured male was taken to Beaumont Hospital with injuries described as non life threatening."

The victim does not have any major criminal convictions.

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination and gardai in Coolock have appeared for witnesses.

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