Gardai at Tallaght are investigating a fatal stabbing which occurred at Kilclare Crescent, Jobstown, this afternoon Thursday 5th January, 2017 at approximately 3p.m.
The male youth in his teen’s was removed to Tallaght Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination. The Garda Technical Bureau is scheduled to attend the scene later.
No arrests have been made at this time, investigations are ongoing.
Gardai wish to appeal to witnesses who may have been in the Kilclare area this afternoon between 2.45p.m and 3.30p.m. to contact them at Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.