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Update Fatal Shooting Clondalkin & Appeal for Information.

At approximately 2.15pm today, Friday 1st March 2019 Gardaí responded to a shooting incident at Foxdene, Clondalkin, Dublin 22. A man in his 40s received fatal gunshot wounds.

Shortly after the initial call a Peugeot Partner type van was found on fire at Buirg an Rí Glen, Clondalkin. A firearm was recovered in the vicinity of the van. At 2.30pm a silver Toyota Corolla was found on fire at The Paddocks Rise, Lucan, and Co Dublin   

The body of the deceased man has been removed to the City Morgue, Whitehall, Dublin 9 where a post mortem examination will be carried out tomorrow 2nd March 2019.

The scene of the shooting remains sealed off and is the subject of a Garda forensic examination.

Gardaí in Lucan are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact the incident room at Lucan Garda Station on   01-666 7300, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.