Gardai at Kilmainham have launched a murder investigation following a shooting incident at Myra Close, Inchicore earlier today.
A 19 year old man critically injured was pronounced dead this evening at St. James's Hospital.
A firearm believed to have been used in the incident has been recovered by investigating Gardai.
Gardai are appealing for witnesses and in particular to anyone who was in the Myra Close / Emmet Road of Inchicore this afternoon to contact Kilmainham Garda Station.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Kilmainham Garda station on 01-666 9700, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111, or any Garda Station.
Previous press release attached refers.
Garda Press Office.
Gardai at Kilmainham are appealing for information in relation to a shooting incident which occurred at Myra Close, Inchicore today, the 9/5/11.
At approximately 2.50pm today a 19 year old male was seriously injured having received a gunshot wound. He was taken to St. James Hospital and subsequently transferred to <_st13a_place><_st13a_placename>Beaumont<_st13a_placetype>Hospital where his condition is described as critical.<_o3a_p>
Gardai are appealing to anyone who was in the Myra Close/ Emmet Road of Inchicore this afternoon to contact the incident room at Kilmainham Garda Station on 01-666 9700, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.<_o3a_p>
The scene is currently sealed off pending a Garda technical examination.<_o3a_p>
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