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Shooting at East Wall, Dublin on the 25/6/09

A male approached the house and fired a number of shots at one of the occupants.


Gardaí at Store Street are investigating a shooting incident that occurred at a house on West Road, East Wall, Dublin 3 at approximately 11.40pm last night, the 25/6/09.


A lone male approached the house and fired a number of shots at one of the occupants with a handgun at the doorway.


He made good his escape on foot in the direction of Stoney Road where he got into a saloon car - no better description.


The culprit himself is described as being a male in a dark coloured hoody top with a white stripe on the sleeve, wearing a black and white scarf, approximately 5'6'' in height and stocky build.


The injured party is a 19 year old male who was taken to the Mater Hospital.  His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.


There were a number of adults in the house at the time.


Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who has information to offer is asked to contact Gardaí at Store Street on 01 6668000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


Garda Press Office,

0835hrs, 26 June 2009.