Saturday 25 November 2017

Suspect held as man shot in leg

A SUSPECT has been arrested after a man was shot in the leg early yesterday morning.

The gun attack happened at a house at Fortlawn Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin, at around 5am yesterday.

A garda spokesman said the victim suffered minor leg injuries and was being treated in Connolly Hospital.

The suspect, who is in his 20s, was arrested a short time later. He was detained at Clondalkin garda station.

Meanwhile, gardai are also investigating a separate shooting on the same estate.

A shot was fired through the window of a house at around 2.20am. The owners were in the house, but no one was injured.

Irish Independent

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