At approximately 2.15pm, Friday 1st March 2019 Gardaí responded to a shooting incident at Foxdene, Clondalkin, Dublin 22. A man in his 40s received fatal gunshot wounds.
Shortly after the initial call 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, and Co Dublin
The body of the deceased man has been removed to the City Morgue, Whitehall, Dublin 9 and a post mortem examination has been carried out on March 2nd 2019.
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.