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Man shot in pub in suspected gangland incident

Published 25/04/2016

A man has been shot in a suspected gangland attack in a pub.

Gardai said the man was hit a number of times in a gun attack in the Summerhill area of north Dublin.

The incident took place at around 9.30pm, with the victim targeted at the Sunset House bar.

There was immediate speculation that the shooting was the latest in a bloody feud involving associates of the Kinahan and Hitch families.

The two sides have been embroiled in a bitter row which has claimed the lives of several people in gangland style gun murders since late last year.

Local Labour TD Aodhan O Riordain appealed for calm.

"Seriously concerned at reports of another shooting. Calm needed now at all costs," he said.

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