Shooting in Tallaght

Shooting in Tallaght

Gardai are investigating a shooting which took place in Tallaght, Dublin 24, this evening.

A lone gunman approached a car which was parked at The Grove, Kingswood Heights, and fired a number of shots at the occupants at around 6:30pm this evening.

One of the occupants of the car, a man in his late 20s, sustained a gunshot wound during the incident

The gunman fled the scene on foot.

The injured man was driven from the scene to Tallaght Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.

His injures are not thought to be life threatening.

 The scene is preserved for a technical and forensic examination.

 Anyone with information is asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station 01-6666000 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.