Man injured in west Dublin shooting

Victim in his 40s shot in the leg in Fortlawn area of Blanchardstown at 10pm

Gardaí are investigating a shooting in Blanchardstown on Tuesday night. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí are investigating a shooting in Blanchardstown on Tuesday night. Photograph: Collins

 

A man in his 40s has been shot in the leg in Dublin tonight.

The incident happened at around 10pm in the Fortlawn area of Blanchardstown.

He was taken to James Connolly Memorial Hospital. Gardaí said his injuries are not life-threatening.

Gardaí are at the scene and investigations are under way.