Shooting in house in Dublin leaves one man injured

Shooting in house in Dublin leaves one man injured

GARDAÍ ARE investigating a shooting incident in Dublin which left one man injured.

The man, who is believed to be in his 30s, was hospitalised in Tallaght Hospital with injuries to his legs following the shooting.

A garda spokesperson has said the wounds appear to have been caused by pellets, and his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Gardaí arrived on the scene at approximately 6.20pm yesterday evening, 3 November, following reports of shots fired inside a house in Mac Uilliam Estate, Fortunestown Lane, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

The injured man was discovered upon their arrival and was taken to hospital for treatment.

There is currently no information available on who else was in the house at the time of the shooting, but Gardaí have confirmed that no arrests have been made to date and that inquiries are ongoing.


Gardaí have now appealed for information from the public and have encouraged anyone who might be able to assist in the investigation to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.


In a separate incident in Limerick, Gardaí are also appealing for information from the public after the body of an 11-year-old child was discovered in a house in the northside of the city.

One man in his 20s has been arrested in connection with the discovery and is being questioned at Henry Street Garda Station.