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Gun terror Man dies after horror shooting in Ballyfermot, west Dublin

The man in his late 40s was shot a number of times and pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

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Gardai and forensic team at murder shooting scene in Ballyfermot

Gardai and forensic team at murder shooting scene in Ballyfermot

Gardai and forensic team at murder shooting scene in Ballyfermot

A man has died in a shooting in west Dublin in the early hours of this morning.

The incident took place at a house in Ballyfermot at approximately 5am.

The man in his late 40s was shot a number of times and pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

Gardaí released the following statement: "Gardaí are investigating a fatal shooting incident that occurred early this morning at a house in the Thomond Road area of Ballyfermot, Co. Dublin, Sunday 9th January 2022.

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Ballyfermot Garda Station

Ballyfermot Garda Station

Ballyfermot Garda Station

"A man was discovered having received a number of gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased and his body remains at the scene.

"The office of the State Pathologist has been notified.

"The scene is currently preserved and a technical examination is to be carried out by the Garda Technical Bureau.

"Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this incident to come forward.

"Anyone with any information in relation to this matter should contact Ballyfermot Garda Station on 01 666 7200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station."

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