Man shot in gangland style hit in south Dublin

The man was sitting in his car when he was attacked

Man shot in gangland style hit in south Dublin

The grove in Tallaght, Dublin 24 Image: Google maps

A man in his 20s has been shot in a gangland style hit in Tallaght in south Dublin.

He was sitting in a car outside a house at The Grove in the Kingswood Heights area this evening when he was attacked.

Detectives are looking for a lone gunman who fled the scene on foot.

The injured man was driven to Tallaght Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment, but his life isn't thought to be in danger.

The scene has been preserved for a forensic exam and anyone with information can ring the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.