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Man arrested after fatal Tallaght shooting two years ago

Gardai in Tallaght are investigating the shooting on September 18, 2017, in Fortunestown Lane.

A 22 year old man has been arrested over a shooting in Tallaght in 2017 (Niall Carson/ PA)
A 22 year old man has been arrested over a shooting in Tallaght in 2017 (Niall Carson/ PA)

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting about 18 months ago.

Gardai are investigating the incident, which happened in Fortunestown Lane, Tallaght, on September 18 2017.

At around 9.20pm, a man in his late 20s was shot and, although he received medical assistance at the scene, he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Gardai detained the suspect on Monday morning.

They are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information, particularly those who may have been in the vicinity of Fortunestown Lane, Tallaght, at the time of the shooting, to contact the incident room at Tallaght Garda Station on 01-666 6000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

The arrested man is being detained at Tallaght Garda Station as investigations continue.

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