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Gunshot injuries Man in his 20s rushed to hospital after shooting at house in Cork

He was transferred to Cork University Hospital (CUH) and is scheduled to undergo emergency surgery.

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A man in his 20s is being treated after an early morning shooting at a house in Cork city.

The man - who is understood to be in a stable condition - was injured at a property in Churchfield at 4am on Saturday morning.

When Gardaí and paramedics raced to the scene, a man in his 20s was discovered with gunshot injuries.

He was transferred to Cork University Hospital (CUH) and is scheduled to undergo emergency surgery.

His injuries are not understood to be life threatening.

Gardaí immediately sealed off the area and commenced a full technical and forensic examination.

Door-to-door inquiries are also underway in the area in a bid to determine if anyone heard or spotted anything suspicious in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Gardaí are also checking local CCTV cameras and have appealed to anyone who was in the area, particularly if their vehicles are equipped with dash-cams, to contact them to assist their inquiries.

Gurranabraher Gardaí are investigating the matter and hope to speak with the injured man when he is medically fit to be interviewed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gurranabraher Gardaí on

(021) 4946200, the Garda Confidential Line on (1800) 666111 or any Garda station.

Gardaí have not made any arrests in connection with the matter.

"Investigations are ongoing", Gardai said in a statement.

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