Man critically injured in Tallaght shooting

Man critically injured in Tallaght shooting

A man is fighting for life in hospital this morning following a shooting in Dublin.

The victim, a 23-year-old man, answered the door of a house on the Allenton Estate in Tallaght at around 8pm last night, and a gunman opened fire.

He was shot several times, sustaining wounds to both his chest and arm.

Emergency services rushed to the scene and the man was taken to Tallaght Hospital, where his condition is being described as critical.

Gardaí are now trying to establish a motive for the attack and believe the victim could have been shot in a case of mistaken indentity.

They are now are appealing to anyone with information to come forward.


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