Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses into Tallaght shooting incident
Gardaí at the scene on Cookstown Road yesterday afternoon

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses into Tallaght shooting incident

GARDAÍ are appealing to anyone who knows of any person who sustained unexplained burn injuries in the past 24 hours in relation to a shooting incident in Tallaght yesterday.

Gardaí in Tallaght are continuing to investigate a shooting incident that occurred at a domestic residence on Cookstown Road in Tallaght yesterday, Friday December 3, shortly after 12pm.

In a statement released by Garda, the male, aged in his 50s, who received gunshot wounds during the incident, remains in hospital where his condition is described as serious but stable.

Gardaí are particularly appealing to anyone who was on Cookstown Road, Tallaght yesterday morning 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 yesterday afternoon 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 may have been parked in Rathmill Glen, Rathcoole for up to 24 hours prior to the shooting incident.

Anyone who may have information in relation to these vehicles is asked to contact investigating Gardaí. Anyone who may have camera footage of these areas between Thursday evening and Friday afternoon (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.

Investigations are ongoing.

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