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22nd Nov 2023

Woman shot as Gardaí investigate number of incidents in same Dublin area

Simon Kelly

Woman shot Tallaght

Her injuries are believed to be non life-threatening.

A woman was injured in a shooting that took place in the Jobstown area of Tallaght yesterday evening, Tuesday, November 21.

The woman, aged in her 30s, showed up at Tallaght Hospital with a suspected gunshot injury, which is believed to be non life-threatening.

That same evening Gardaí arrived at the scene of two incidents involving both a car and a house on fire in separate locations in the Jobstown area.

No further injuries were reported and no arrests have been made regarding the incidents.

Gardaí also confirmed that investigations are ongoing into the incidents.

Gardaí investigate series of incidents in same area of Tallaght

In a statement to JOE, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said:

“Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a number of incidents in Tallaght yesterday evening, Tuesday 21st November 2023.

“At approximately 10:10pm, Gardaí received reports of the discharge of a firearm at a residential premises in the Jobstown area. A woman aged, in her 30s, presented to Tallaght Hospital with a suspected gunshot injury. Her injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

“Later in the evening Gardaí and emergency services attended incidents of criminal damage by fire of a car and of a house at separate locations in the Jobstown area.

“No other injuries have been reported.

“Scenes have been put in place by Gardaí and technical examinations are ongoing.

“No arrests have been made at this time.

“Investigating Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the Jobstown area, between 9.30pm and 3:00am, who may have witnessed these incidents to come forward.

“Gardaí are appealing to those with camera footage or to any motorist with dash cam footage to make it available to them.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000 or at the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

“Investigations are ongoing.

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