A man in his 30s was shot in Hartstown, Dublin last night.
At 6.50 pm, a lone gunman approached a car as it pulled out of a driveway at house on Cherryfield Avenue and shot the man in the passenger seat six times. The injured man was taken by ambulance to Connnolly Hospital.
The driver of the car was unharmed. The gunman escaped on foot in the direction of Portersgate.
The scene has been preserved pending a technical examination and an incident room has been set up a Blancahardstown Garda Station.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01-6667000, or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.