Man in hospital after being shot in leg in Dublin

Scene preserved after incident in Ballymun, Dublin

Members of the Garda Armed Support Unit, in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Members of the Garda Armed Support Unit, in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

 

A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital following a shooting in Ballymun, Dublin last night.

The shooting took place in Coultry Crescent on Saturday at around 9:45 pm.

The man was taken to the Mater Hospital after being shot in the leg.

The circumstances behind the attack are still unknown. Gardaí have preserved the scene and are investigating the attack.