Three men arrested following Clondalkin shooting last night

by Padraig Conlon

Gardaí have arrested three men in relation to a shooting of a man in his 20’s in Clondalkin last night.

In Shancastle Park, Clondalkin at around 8.45pm last night a man was approached by a lone gunman and shot a number of times.

It’s understood the gunman fled from the scene on foot.

The injured man was initially treated at the scene by Ambulance personnel before he was taken by Ambulance to Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown with serious but non life threatening injuries.

A man in his late teens is currently detained at Ronanstown Garda Station and two males in their 20s are currently detained in Lucan Garda Station.

All men are detained under Section 30 Offences Against The State Act 1939.
The man in his 20s remains in Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal for anyone with information in relation to this incident to come forward, particular any road users with camera footage who were travelling in the area at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ronanstown Garda Station on 01 666 7700, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

No further information is available at this time.

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