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In custody Four arrested in connection with Bluebell shooting as victims in 'serious condition'

Gardai confirmed they have detained four men aged in their 20s and 30s in connection to the attack.

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Gardaí at the scene of a shooting incident that took place at Bernard Curtis House. Photo: Fergal Phillips

Gardaí at the scene of a shooting incident that took place at Bernard Curtis House. Photo: Fergal Phillips

Gardaí at the scene of a shooting incident that took place at Bernard Curtis House. Photo: Fergal Phillips

Four people have been arrested in connection with a horror shooting which left two people, including an innocent young mum, in serious condition in hospital.

Sinead Connolly (30) was shot once in the chest and once in the arm in a gun attack, believed to be linked to dissident republicans, in the hallway of her second-floor flat in Bluebell, south Dublin yesterday.

She was rushed to St James's Hospital where it's understood she underwent life-saving surgery.

A second man, a neighbour who is believed have also been shot during the same gun attack, presented at St James's Hospital with a gunshot wound to his stomach and leg a short time later.

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Gardaí at the scene of the attack.

Gardaí at the scene of the attack.

Gardaí at the scene of the attack.

Both victims remain in "serious condition" in hospital.

Gardai confirmed they have detained four men aged in their 20s and 30s in connection to the attack.

Two are being held at Kevin Street Garda Station and the others are in custody at Kilmainham and Irishtown Garda Stations under section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.

A spokesperson for An Garda Siochana said: "Gardaí are continuing to appeal for anyone with information in relation to this incident to come forward.

"Anyone with any information in relation to this matter should contact Kevin Street Garda Station on 01 666 9400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station."

Three of the men have since been released without charge.

One man remains detained under Section 30 Offences Against the State Act, 1939.

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