Man in hospital following shooting in Dublin

The man, aged in his 40s, was shot in the leg in Ballymun at around 9:45pm last night

Man in hospital following shooting in Dublin

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Gardaí are investigating after a man in his 40s was shot in the leg in Dublin last night.

The incident happened in the Coultry Crescent area of Ballymun at around 9:45am.

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

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination and investigations are ongoing.

The attack comes just days after shots were fired during a planned garda search of a house in the area. A garda and an 18-year-old man were injured in the incident.