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Gardaí appeal for information after man shot a number of times in Waterford

The man in his 30s is receiving treatment at University Hospital Waterford.

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Updated Dec 23rd 2019, 8:55 PM

GARDAÍ INVESTIGATING A shooting incident in Waterford this afternoon have made an appeal for information. 

A man in his 30s was shot a number of times outside the Mount Suir Apartments on the Carrickphierish Road at 2.15pm. 

The man was treated at the scene by ambulance personnel before he was taken to University Hospital Waterford.

He remains in hospital this evening where his condition is understood to be critical.

The scene is currently preserved for examination by local scenes of crime officers and the road remains closed with local diversions in place.

An incident room has been established at Waterford Garda Station where a case conference was held by investigators this evening.

“Gardaí are examining all circumstances surrounding this incident today. No arrests have been made and enquires are ongoing,” a garda spokesperson said. 

Gardaí are urging pedestrians or motorists who may have been in the area near the Mount Suir Apartments between 1pm and 2.30pm – particularly motorists with dash cam footage – to contact them at Waterford Garda Station on 051 305 300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station. 

- With reporting from Adam Daly 

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