Saturday 20 October 2018

Man (24) rushed to hospital after being shot in Dublin's north inner city

The scene of a shooting at Sheriff Street Dublin tonight.
Pic: Justin Farrelly.
The scene of a shooting at Sheriff Street Dublin tonight. Pic: Justin Farrelly.

Robin Schiller

A man in his 20s has been rushed to hospital after being shot in Dublin’s north-inner city of tonight.

The shooting occurred shortly before 10.40pm in Sheriff Street, Dublin 1.

The victim (24), who is originally from the area and lives close to the scene of the incident, was struck at least once.

Uniformed Gardai as well as members of the Armed Support Unit (ASU) responded and initially treated the injured man at the scene.

The victim was taken to the Mater Hospital. Sources have described the man’s injuries as non-life threatening.

The scene is preserved for examination by local scene of crime officers. No arrests have been made to date and enquiries are ongoing.

The scene of a shooting at Sheriff Street Dublin tonight.
Pic: Justin Farrelly.
The scene of a shooting at Sheriff Street Dublin tonight. Pic: Justin Farrelly.

Gardaí in Store Street are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room at Store Street Garda Station 01-6668000 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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