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Press briefing - Shooting at Blakestown Cottages, Blanchardstown on the 22/12/18

A media briefing will take place at Blakestown Cottages at 12 midday today the 23rd of December 2018 in connection with the fatal shooting of a male(mid 30's) at Blakestown Cottages, Blanchardstown on the 22nd of December 2018

Please see earlier release below.

Garda Press Office

Gardaí from Blanchardstown are investigating the fatal shooting of a male(mid 30's) at at Blakestown Cottages, Blanchardstown this evening the 22nd of December 2018.

The shooting occurred at approximately 6.50pm. The male was pronounced dead and his body is currently at scene.

The area has been sealed off for a technical examination and the office of the State pathologist has been notified.

Gardaí in Blanchardstown are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them on 01 6667000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.