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A 39-year-old woman who had also been arrested in connection with the shooting was released without charge this evening

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Garda at a house in the Thomond Road area of Ballyfermot, Dublin (Niall Carson/PA)

Garda at a house in the Thomond Road area of Ballyfermot, Dublin (Niall Carson/PA)

Garda at a house in the Thomond Road area of Ballyfermot, Dublin (Niall Carson/PA)

A man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in his 40s in Ballyfermot, Dublin earlier this month.

The victim, Michael Tormey, was shot in the early hours of Sunday morning, January 9, on Thomond Road.

The man (40 years) has been charged in relation to the incident and is due to appear before Criminal Courts of Justice on Wednesday morning, January 19, at 10:30am.

A 39-year-old woman who had also been arrested in connection with the shooting was released without charge this evening and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions, a Garda spokesperson said.

Investigations into the shooting are ongoing.

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