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Man shot in Ballyfermot, Dublin

Male in his 30s was shot a number of times in house.

Forensic Gardai at the scene of a fatal shooting on Cloverhill Road, Clondalkin, west Dublin.
Forensic Gardai at the scene of a fatal shooting on Cloverhill Road, Clondalkin, west Dublin.
Image: Niall Carson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Updated 21.56

A 35-YEAR-OLD MAN has been shot dead in Ballyfermot, Dublin.

The victim, named as John Wilson, was shot a number of times in a house on Cloverhill Road just before 3pm. He was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

The scene was attended by forensic experts and the State Pathologist’s office.

Anyone with information should contact Ballyfermot Garda station on 01 6667200, or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

The shooting is the third to be described as a gangland killing this week. Wilson had previous convictions for drug and firearms offences.

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