LATEST: Man arrested by gardaí investigating Ballyfermot shooting released without charge

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
The scene of the shooting on Friday night.
The scene of the shooting on Friday night.

A man arrested by gardaí investigating a shooting in Ballyfermot has been released without charge.

A man in his 30s was shot in the leg in the incident on Friday, as he drove his moped on Cleggan Road in Ballyfermot.

A six-year-old girl being carried on the back of the bike had a miracle escape when bullets narrowly missed her helmet.

A 40-year-old man had been detained at Ballyfermot Garda Station.

A file is to be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The victim's injuries are not life-threatening.