Gardaí reveal more details about Friday's fatal Dublin shooting 8 months ago

Gardaí reveal more details about Friday's fatal Dublin shooting

A man was shot dead in the Foxdene area of Clondalkin/Lucan earlier on Friday.

The shooting took place just after 2p on 1 March.

A spokesperson for An Garda Síochána has since confirmed that two vehicles were found burnt out in the nearby area. A weapon was also recovered near one of the vehicles.

The statement reads: "A Peugeot Partner type van was found on fire at Buirg an Rí Glen, Clondalkin. A firearm was recovered in the vicinity of the van. At 2.30pm a silver Toyota Corolla was found on fire at The Paddocks Rise, Lucan, Co Dublin."

The body of the deceased man has been removed to the City Morgue, Whitehall, Dublin 9 where a post mortem examination will be carried out tomorrow. The deceased man has not been named by the authorities, though Gardaí has confirmed that he was in his 40s.

It has also been confirmed that the scene of the shooting remains sealed off and is the subject of a Garda forensic examination.

Gardaí in Lucan are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact the incident room at Lucan Garda Station on   01-666 7300, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.