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Man shot dead in Dublin

The shooting happened in Clongriffin in Dublin earlier today.

A view down the length of Grange Lodge Avenue in Clongriffin where a man has been shot dead and another man shot in the leg.
A view down the length of Grange Lodge Avenue in Clongriffin where a man has been shot dead and another man shot in the leg.
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A MAN IN his thirties was critically injured in a shooting in Dublin and later pronounced dead.

Another man was also shot in the leg in the shooting which happened at Grange Lodge Avenue, Clongriffin in Dublin 13. The shooting happened just after 3.30pm.

A burnt-out car was discovered by gardai on Hole in the Wall Road shortly after they attended the shooting scene. Forensic experts are combing the scene at both locations and both areas are sealed off.

If you were in either the Grange Lodge Avenue or Hole in the Wall Road area this afternoon, gardai would like to hear from you at Coolock Garda station at 01 6664200.

TheJournal.ie has learned that one of the men hit in the shooting was known to gardai and had links to the Real IRA. More as we get it…

- additional reporting by Susan Daly

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