Gun Recovered In Dublin Murder Case

A gun has been discovered by Gardaí as part of the investigation into the murder of a 29-year-old man in Dublin.

The man was shot dead by a gunman who entered a house in Castlelyon Drive in the Newcastle area of the city shortly before 10.30pm on Thursday night.

The man was shot in front of his partner in the upstairs bedroom of the house.

Another man who was in the house was also shot. The man, thought to be in his 20's, was brought to Tallaght Hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The firearm was discovered in a burned-out car that was found a short distance from the scene in Newcastle Glebe Close.

The State Pathologist has been notified and the Garda Technical Bureau has preserved the scene for forensic examination.


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