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Third person arrested over fatal Dublin shooting

The 41-year-old victim was shot dead yesterday evening by a lone gunman.

Blanchardstown Garda Station where the man arrested this morning is being held.
Blanchardstown Garda Station where the man arrested this morning is being held.
Image: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

A MAN IN his 20s has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 41-year-old man in Finglas, Dublin, yesterday.

The victim was shot dead at around 5pm yesterday evening on the Ballycoolin Road by a lone gunman. He was taken to Connolly Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Gardaí arrested a man in his 20s and a woman in her 30s yesterday following the shooting. They are continuing to detain them both at Finglas Garda Station.

The man arrested this morning is being held at Blanchardstown Garda Station.

A technical examination of the scene is still ongoing, gardaí said this afternoon.

They are appealing for anyone with information to contact Finglas Garda Station 01-6667500 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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