Body discovered in Dublin
The body of a male has been discovered on waste ground at Cherry Orchard Parade in Ballyfermot, Dublin 10.
Reports indicate that the discovery was made at approximately 6.30am this morning near a roundabout close to the Cherry Orchard train station.
The body was discovered by a member of the public.
Reports indicate that the man suffered a gunshot wound.
A shotgun was found nearby.
The victim is believed to be a local man in his 20s.
The scene is currently preserved pending a Garda Technical Examination and the body remains at the scene.
The office of the State Pathologist has been notified and Dr Michael Curtis is due to do a preliminary examination.
Gardai are investigating all circumstances into his death before making a decision on the nature of their enquiry.