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Shooting Incident, Male Youth, Eugene Street, Dublin 8, 24th February 2021

Issue Date: 25/02/2021

Gardaí are investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Eugene Street Dublin last night Wednesday, 24th February 2021, at approximately 10:55pm

A male youth, aged in his late teens, received a number of gunshot wounds and has been taken St James Hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

The scene is currently preserved and a technical examination is to be carried out by the Garda Technical Bureau.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this incident to come forward. Gardaí are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the Eugene Street and Dublin 8 area last night between 10:30pm and 11:30pm to come forward.

Anyone who may have camera footage of the incident (including dash-cam and mobile phone footage) is asked to make it available to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with any information in relation to this matter should contact Kevin Street Garda Station on 01 666 9400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.