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Updated Witness Appeal: Shooting Incident on Cookstown Road, Tallaght, 3rd December 2021

Issue Date: 4th December 2021

Gardaí in Tallaght are continuing to investigate a shooting incident that occurred at a domestic residence on Cookstown Road in Tallaght, Dublin 24 yesterday afternoon Friday, 3rd December 2021 at approximately 12.10pm.

The male, aged in his 50s, who received gunshot wounds during the incident, remains in hospital where his condition is described as serious but stable.

An incident room has been established at Tallaght Garda Station which is being overseen by a Senior Investigating Officer.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal to the public for information in relation to this incident. Gardaí are particularly appealing to anyone who was on Cookstown Road, Tallaght yesterday morning between 11.45am and 12.15pm to come forward.

Gardaí are also appealing for information in relation to the following vehicles which are believed to have been involved in the incident:
• A small, dark van which was discovered on fire in Kilcarrig Close, Tallaght yesterday afternoon at approximately 12.15pm.
• A small, black car that was discovered partially burnt in Rathmill Glen, Rathcoole a short time later.
• And a small, silver hatchback car may have been parked in Rathmill Glen, Rathcoole for up to 24 hours prior to the shooting incident.

Anyone who may have information in relation to these vehicles is asked to contact investigating Gardaí. Anyone who may have camera footage of these areas between Thursday evening and Friday afternoon (including dash-cam and mobile phone footage) is asked to make it available to investigating Gardaí

Gardaí are also appealing to anyone who knows of any person who sustained unexplained burn injuries in the past 24 hours to inform investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with any information in relation to this matter should contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Investigations are ongoing.