Man in serious condition after shooting in west Dublin

The man has been taken to St James's Hospital

A man has been taken to hospital in serious condition after being shot at a house in Ballyfermot last night.

Gardaí and emergency services responded to a call at a house at Raheen Drive in Cherry Orchard shortly before 9pm yesterday.

A 42-year-old man was rushed to St James Hospital. His condition is described as serious but is not believed to be life threatening.

The scene has been preserved pending a forensic examination and investigations are continuing.