Man recovering in hospital after west Dublin shooting

The man, aged in his forties, is being treated for leg injuries

Man recovering in hospital after west Dublin shooting

File photo of armed gardaí at a checkpoint in Dublin | Image: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

A man is recovering in hospital after being shot in the leg in west Dublin.

The man was attacked in the Fortlawn area of Blanchardstown at around 10:40pm last night.

He is aged in his forties and his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Gardaí have said their investigation is ongoing and have appealed for witnesses to come forward.