Man seriously injured after shooting incident in Tallaght 1 month ago

Man seriously injured after shooting incident in Tallaght

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

Update: 5.55pm, 3 December


A man in his 50s has been seriously injured following a shooting incident in Tallaght in Dublin on Friday (3 December).

The incident occurred at a domestic residence on Cookstown Road at around 12.10pm.

"A male, aged in his 50s, received gunshot wounds and was removed to Tallaght University Hospital. His condition is described as serious," a Garda spokesperson said.

"The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination by the Garda Technical Bureau. A firearm has been recovered by investigating Gardaí.

"An incident room has been established at Tallaght Garda Station which is being overseen by a Senior Investigating Officer."

Gardaí have said they are appealing for anyone with information in relation to the shooting incident to make contact with them.

They are particularly urging anyone who was on the Cookstown Road on Friday between 11.45am and 12.15pm to come forward.


Gardaí are also appealing for information in relation to the following vehicles which are believed to have been involved in the incident:

  • A small, dark van which was discovered on fire in Kilcarrig Close, Tallaght on Friday at approximately 12.15pm.
  • A small, black car that was discovered partially burnt in Rathmill Glen, Rathcoole a short time later.
  • A small, silver hatchback car that may have been parked in Rathmill Glen, Rathcoole over the past 24 hours.

"Anyone who may have information in relation to these vehicles is asked to contact investigating Gardaí," the spokesperson added.

"Anyone who may have camera footage of these areas over the past 24 hours (including dash-cam and mobile phone footage) is asked to make it available to investigating Gardaí.

"Anyone with any information in relation to this matter should contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.


"No arrests have been made at this time and investigations are ongoing."

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A man has been hospitalised following a suspected shooting incident in Tallaght in Dublin on Friday (3 December).

The incident occurred shortly after midday on Fortunestown Lane, with Gardaí currently at the scene.


In a statement to JOE, a Garda spokesperson said one male was rushed to hospital with "what is believed to be a gunshot wound".

His details are currently unknown.

"Gardaí are currently at the scene of an incident that occurred this afternoon, Friday 3 December 2021, at approximately 12.10pm on Fortunestown Lane, Tallaght," the statement read.

"One male, details currently unknown, has been taken to hospital with what is believed to be a gunshot wound."