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Investigation ongoing into shooting of teenager

The boy was standing outside a house in Crumlin when he was shot at from a passing vehicle.
Oct 10th 2012, 7:20 AM 6,372 8

GARDAÍ ARE CONTINUING to investigate the shooting of a teenage boy in Dublin last night.

The 16-year-old was standing on the street outside a house when a number of shots were fired from a passing vehicle on the Lismore Road in Crumlin at about 9pm. The car is understood to be a black-coloured saloon.

The victim was taken to St James’s Hospital following the gun attack and his injuries were described by a Garda spokesperson as not life-threatening.

The scene was sealed off for forensic and technical examinations.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crumlin Garda Station on 01 6666200, or the Garda Confidential Line on  1800 666 111.

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