Man 45 shot in leg by masked gunman at Dublin house

first_imgThe gunman, who was also wearing a balaclava and black gloves, fled from the scene on foot to a waiting car.A blue BMW saloon with a 02 C registration was discovered partially burnt out at Greenwood Walk, on the far side of the Malahide Road, a short time later.According to gardaí:A second car, a black coloured Volkswagon Golf with a partial registration number 99 C was later located close to Shamrock Cottages in the North Strand area. Both vehicles have been seized for technical examination and scenes have been preserved.No arrests have been made. Man (45) shot in leg by masked gunman at Dublin house Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. By Daragh Brophy 18,456 Views Source: Dublin Fire Brigade/Twitter Updated at 11.50amGARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for witnesses to a shooting in north Dublin last night.It happened at a house at Belcamp Crescent, Coolock shortly before midnight.A man aged 45 suffered a gunshot wound to his leg when a gunman forced entry to his house and shot him.According to gardaí:He received medical assistance at the scene before being taken to Beaumont Hospital with non life threatening injuries. No other injuries have been reported.The gunman is described as being:A young manAround 5′ 7″He wore a navy hooded topAnd black runners Share17 Tweet Email Investigating gardaí want to speak to witnesses or anyone else with information, particularly people who may have seen either of the two cars before or after the shooting.You can call:Coolock Garda Station on 01 6664200The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111Or any Garda stationNote: An earlier version of this article, based on a Garda press release, incorrectly stated that a Honda CRV was found in the North Strand area. That detail was updated after a second Garda press release was sent, shortly after 11am. Read: Four fire units tackle blaze at house in south Dublin >Read: Cars that were seized by gardaí destroyed in Louth warehouse blaze > Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Mar 30th 2017, 11:40 AM Kilbarrack Fire Engine with FF/Advanced Paramedic on board and our Swords Ambulance attended a shooting incident last night. 1 to hospital.— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) March 30, 2017 Short URL Thursday 30 Mar 2017, 11:40 AM 9 Comments last_img

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