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St Dominic's Shopping Centre, Tallaght where the shooting took place.
St Dominic's Shopping Centre, Tallaght where the shooting took place.
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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man shot a number of times in Tallaght

They are also appealing to anyone who may have seen a black motorcycle with a driver and pillion passenger wearing dark clothing.
May 31st 2013, 6:03 PM 7,515 5

GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for information about a shooting that took place in Dublin last night.

The incident happened at around 9.50pm at St Dominic’s Shopping Centre off Mountain Park Road in Tallaght, Dublin 24.

When gardaí arrived at the scene they discovered a 45-year-old man who was shot a number of times.

Emergency services and gardaí attended to the man and he was taken to Tallaght Hospital where he is currently remains in a critical condition.

The scene was immediately sealed off for a full technical examination, which is ongoing and a family liaison officer is dealing with the injured man’s family.

Gardaí in Tallaght are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this shooting at St Dominic’s Shopping Centre, or who may have seen any suspicious or unusual activity in the vicinity of Mountain Park Road to contact them.

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They are also appealing to any witness who may have seen a black motorcycle with a driver and pillion passenger wearing dark clothing in the locality.

The incident room in Tallaght Garda station can be contacted at 01 666 6056, the Garda Confidential Line is 1800 666 111 or any Garda station can be contacted.

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