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Man Shot In West Dublin

David Layde
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A man in his 20s has been shot in west Dublin this evening. He remains in a critical condition.

The shooting occurred at around 5pm in the Briarswood area, near Blakestown Road.

The victim is reported to have been sitting in a car in traffic when a gunman ran up and shot him. Gardaí and ambulance personnel rushed to the scene and the man received treatment there.

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A car was located on fire nearby. Both areas are closed pending a forensic examination.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Blanchardstown Garda Station.