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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man shot in the leg at Dublin home

The incident happened shortly after 11pm on La Touche Drive in Bluebell.

La Touche Drive, Bluebell
La Touche Drive, Bluebell

GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN are appealing for information after a man was shot in the leg at a home last night.

The incident happened shortly after 11pm on La Touche Drive in Bluebell.

A man in his 40s was shot in the leg by a lone gunman when he answered a call to the front door of the house.

It’s understood the gunman fled the scene on foot.

The injured man was treated at the scene by emergency services and removed by ambulance to St James’ Hospital. His injuries are described as non-life threatening.

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing, according to gardaí.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information to contact them at Kilmainham Garda Station on 01 666 9700, Kevin Street Garda Station on 01 666 9400, or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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