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Witnesses sought after man shot in car in Lucan

The man in his early forties is in a stable condition in hospital.

Officers at the scene (Brian Lawless/PA)
Officers at the scene (Brian Lawless/PA)

By Aoife Moore, PA

Gardai in Lucan are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in his car on Wednesday.

Officers are currently investigating the incident which took place at Griffeen Glen Park, at 1.50pm.

The man, in his early forties, is in a stable condition at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown after he was shot a number of times while sitting in his vehicle.

The suspects fled the scene in a White VW Caddy van which was later found burnt out at Elm Way, Lucan.

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A burnt-out vehicle was discovered near the scene of the incident on Elm Way (Brian Lawless/PA)

They are then believed to have transferred to an Opel Vectra which was located on Liffey Road, Liffey Valley Park, after being set alight.

It is understood the suspects then fled the scene in a Toyota Avensis which was discovered on fire at Blind Lane, Fassaroe, Bray.

No arrests have been made and an incident room has been set up at Lucan Garda Station.

Gardai are appealing to anyone who may have noticed two men running from vehicles at Griffeen Glen Park, Lucan, Elm Way, Lucan Liffey Road, Liffey Valley Park, Lucan and Blind Lane, Fassaroe, Bray on Wednesday.

Officers said any unusual activity in this area over the last five days, or any motorists who may have dashcam footage, should be reported to Lucan Garda station.

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