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Man who fired shots at police in the Republic taken to hospital

A man who fired shots at gardai in Co Dublin has been taken to hospital.

The man in his 40s was believed to have been armed with a 9mm pistol and was reportedly firing shots at gardai from house.

He has been taken by ambulance to St Vincent’s hospital suffering from a head injury.

Gardai say the incident is now under investigation.

A garda spokesperson said: "Gardaí in Dundrum have been dealing with an incident outside a house at Farrenboley Park, Windy Arbour, Dundrum involving a man in his early 40s."

"The incident commenced today at 3.30pm and was brought to a conclusion at about 5.20pm."

"The man has been removed by ambulance to St Vincent’s hospital suffering from a head injury. The incident is under investigation."

It is not clear how the man's injury was sustained.

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