Man Shot In Dublin Last Week Dies In Hospital

A 32-year-old man shot near a creche in Dublin last week has died in Beaumont Hospital , garda have said.

Mr Declan Smith was shot on Holywell Avenue in Donaghmede last Friday. According to garda Mr Smith was shot by a lone gunman shortly after dropping children off at a creche.

A post-mortem examination is to be conducted later today.

Garda say that their investigation into the shooting is ongoing.


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