Man Found Lying On Footpath May Have Been Shot: Gardaí

Gardaí in Dublin are investigating the possibility of a shooting in the city, after finding an injured man lying on the ground on Sunday night.

Gardai at Store Street Garda Station suspect a shooting incident to have taken place at around 10.00pm at West Road, East Wall, Dublin.

Gardai on patrol in the area came upon a man lying on the footpath. The man, who is in his early 20s and who is from the area, had injuried to his lower right leg.

He was taken by ambulance to the Mater Hospital where his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Gardai are investigating the possibility that a handgun was used to shoot the man.

The area was sealed off for forensic examination by Garda Crime Scene Examiners.


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