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Two in custody as man gunned down in Tallaght last night

Crime DeskBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
Two in custody as man gunned down in Tallaght last night

A 35-year-old was fatally shot at Kiltalown Road in Tallaght last night.

UPDATE: Shooting victim has been named

At approximately 10.35pm Gardai received a call that a man had been seriously injured in a gun attack.

Kiltalown Road

When officers arrived they located the injured male, who was then treated by Dublin Fire Brigade, before being transferred to Tallaght Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Two men aged 18 and 28 were arrested nearby in connection with the incident.

They are being detained at Tallaght Garda station under the provisions of section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1039 as amended.

The scenes of the shooting and a car found burning close to the scene are being preserved for a Technical examination.