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PICS: Bullet holes mark door of home where pensioner was shot in Dublin

Gardai at the scene in Monkstown this afternoon
Gardai at the scene in Monkstown this afternoon

Images from the scene of today shooting in Monkstown show bullet holes clearly visible in the door of the home.

The incident took place at her home on Oliver Plunkett Avenue, Monkstown at approximately 11pm.

A number of men arrived at the home and forced their way.

The victim was shot twice in the legs.

She was removed by ambulance to hospital where she is being treated for her injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

Detectives do not believe she was the intended target of the attack.

Bullet holes were visible at the entrance to the house this afternoon.

Gardaí in Dun Laoghaire have launched an investigation. No arrests have been made.