Gardaí at Finglas are investigating a shooting incident which occurred outside “The Cappagh Nua” public house on Barry Road, Finglas, Dublin 11 at approximately 8.30pm last night (Thursday 30th December 2010).
A 40 year old man was standing outside the public house when a dark coloured car (believed to a Volkswagen Estate Car) drove up close to him. The front seat passenger got out and fired a number of shots hitting the 40 year old man in the chest.
The gunman got back into the car which was driven off in the direction of Barry Avenue. The injured man was removed to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown.
Investigating officers are appealing to anyone who may have seen the dark coloured car prior to the shooting or after the incident or to any person who may have information to contact the incident room at Finglas 01-6667500, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.
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