Belfast Telegraph

Car found in Dublin shooting probe

Gardai believe they have recovered the getaway car used in the shooting of a man outside a pub in Dublin.

The 40-year-old was shot and injured outside the Cappagh Nua public house in Barry Road, Finglas, on Thursday night.

A dark-coloured car, believed to be a Volkswagen estate, pulled up close to the victim and the front seat passenger got out and fired a number of shots, hitting him in the chest.

The car and gunman then sped off.

A black Volkswagon Golf Estate, with a 98D registration, was found by gardai in the Charlestown area of Finglas on Friday.

The injured man was taken to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown.

Gardai in Finglas are appealing for anyone who witnessed the shooting, which happened at approximately 8.30pm, or saw the car before or after the incident to come forward in confidence.

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