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Man in serious condition after being shot in car

The incident occurred in Lucan, Co Dublin, on Wednesday afternoon.

A burnt out car was seen nearby in Lucan, Co Dublin after a man was shot (Brian Lawless/PA)
A burnt out car was seen nearby in Lucan, Co Dublin after a man was shot (Brian Lawless/PA)

By Aoife Moore, PA

A man has been shot while sitting in his car in broad daylight.

Gardai rushed to the scene at Griffeen Glen Park in Lucan, Co Dublin, at about 1.50pm on Wednesday.

The man, aged in his early 40s, had been shot a number of times.

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Members of the Gardai inspect the vehicle in which the man was shot (Brian Lawless/PA)

He was taken to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown in a serious condition.

A burnt-out vehicle could be seen near the scene of the incident on Elm Way.

The road was closed and the scene was preserved.

Investigations are ongoing.

PA

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