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Four people arrested in relation to Lucan shooting released without charge

The victim remains in a stable condition in hospital.

Updated Sep 5th 2019, 10:29 PM

shooting 938_90579031 A burnt-out vehicle near the scene of the shooting in Lucan yesterday. Source: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie via RollingNews.ie

FOUR PEOPLE ARRESTED in connection with a shooting in Lucan in Dublin have been released without charge.

The shooting occurred at Griffeen Glen Park at 1.50pm yesterday. 

A man in his early 40s was shot a number of times while in his car. He was removed to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown, where he is in a stable condition. 

The suspects fled the scene in a White Volkswagen Caddy van which was found burnt out at Elm Way, Lucan. 

They are then believed to have transferred to an Opel Vectra which was later located on Liffey Road, Liffey Valley Park, Lucan, after being set alight. 

It is understood that the suspects then fled the scene in a Toyota Avensis which was discovered on fire at Blind Lane in Fassaroe, Bray, Co Wicklow. 

shooting 786_90579043 A car being removed from the scene yesterday. Source: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie via RollingNews.ie

Gardaí have appealed to anyone who may have noticed two males running from vehicles at Griffeen Glen Park, Elm Way or Lucan Liffey Road in Lucan or Blind Lane in Bray yesterday to contact them.

Gardaí have also appealed to anyone who may have noticed anything suspicious between 8pm and 9pm yesterday on the Old Bog Road, Killeighter, Kilcock, Co Kildare.

They are also appealing to anyone who may have witnessed any unusual activity in this area over the last five days, or any motorists who may have dashcam footage, to contact Lucan Garda Station on 01 666 7300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

With reporting by Órla Ryan

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