One man critical after two shootings in Dublin overnight

Gardaí say the shootings are "separate and unrelated"

One man critical after two shootings in Dublin overnight

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A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in Dublin.

The man, aged in his late teens, was found with apparent gunshot injuries to the head at 11.00pm on Friday night.

He was discovered in the front garden of a house at Shancastle Park in Clondalkin.

He has been taken to Connolly Hospital, where gatdaí say he remains in a serious condition.

The scene is sealed off and an investigation is under way.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses, or anyone with information on this incident, to contact them at Ronanstown garda station on 01-666-7700.

In a separate and unrelated incident, another man in his late teens received a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

This followed an incident where shots were fired into a house at Barnwell Drive in the Ballymun area at 2.25am on Saturday.

That man has been taken to the Mater Hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ballymun garda station on 01-666-4400.