19-Year-Old Woman Shot In The Leg In Ballymun
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19-Year-Old Woman Shot In The Leg In Ballymun

Elaine Stenson By Elaine Stenson - August 10, 2018

Gardaí are investigating the shooting of a 19-year-old woman in north Dublin last night.

The victim was shot in the leg during an incident in Shangan Green in Ballymun.

She's being treated in Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown - her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Gardai have confirmed they are investigating and are appealing for witnesses.

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Last night they said: "Shortly after 8pm Gardaí were alerted when a 19-year-old woman presented at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown with an apparent gunshot wound to her leg. It’s understood the injury was sustained during an earlier incident in the Shangan area of Ballymun from where the woman was taken by car to the hospital. A crime scene has been preserved at Shangan Green, no arrests have been made to date and enquiries are ongoing. The woman’s injuries are not thought to be life threatening."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ballymun Garda Station 01-6664400 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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Elaine Stenson

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