Wednesday 23 January 2019

Man shot dead at apartment complex

A man has been killed in a gun attack in Dublin.

The victim, in his 40s, was shot at an apartment complex in Coolock in the north of the city late last night.

It is understood the killing took place off the Oscar Traynor Road.

A Garda spokesman said the shooting occurred at about 10.30pm at The Green, Larch Hill.

Local officers arrived on the scene in response to reports of shots being fired and found the victim in an apartment. He died at the scene.

There were reports of a number of men running from the scene shortly after the gunfire was heard.

The Garda spokesman said the area has been sealed off pending a forensic examination.

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