Belfast Telegraph

Teenage girl shot dead in car

By Brian Hutton

A 16-year-old girl was been shot dead in Dublin last night as she sat in a parked car.

She was shot from a passing vehicle in the Tallaght area at around 10.35pm.

The victim was a passenger in a parked car at Brookview Way when she was hit.

She was taken to Tallaght Hospital where she was later pronounced dead and her body was removed to the mortuary for a post-mortem examination.

Gardai said they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

The state pathologist has been asked to attend.

The scene has been sealed off.

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