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Investigation under way after man (40s) killed in Ballymun shooting

The man, who was in his mid-40s, received a number of gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Garda Forensics at the scene
Garda Forensics at the scene
Image: Sasko Lazarov via RollingNews.ie

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 11:00 PM

A MAN HAS been killed in a shooting incident in north Dublin.

The man, who was in his mid-40s, received a number of gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene at Belclare Terrace in Ballymun tonight.

The scene is currently preserved and a technical examination is to be carried out by the Garda Technical Bureau.

An incident room has been established at Ballymun Garda Station. Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this incident to come forward.

Gardaí are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the Belclare Terrace and Belclare Park areas between 8pm and 9.15pm.

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Ballymun shooting 003 Gardaí carrying out forensic tests last night. Source: Sasko Lazarov

Anyone who may have camera footage of the incident, including dash-cam and mobile phone footage, is asked to make it available to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with any information should contact Ballymun Garda Station on 01 666 4400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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