Man dead following serious assault in Tallaght

The scene is currently preserved, gardai said
The scene is currently preserved, gardai said

A man has died following a serious assault in the capital this evening.

The man, who is believed to be in his 40s, was hospitalised following the attack in Tallaght. 

He was rushed to Tallaght Hospital where he was being treated for serious injuries.

However, he was pronounced dead a short time later. 

Gardai in Tallaght are investigating the incident, which occurred at Avonbeg Gardens.

It is believed a row broke out at approximately 5.30pm this evening which involved a number of people.

The man received multiple blows during the incident and was fatally injured. 

The scene is currently preserved. No arrests have been made, authorities said. 

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact the incident room at Tallaght Garda Station on 01-666 6000, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.
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