Gardaí in North Dublin have launched an investigation following a shooting incident on Friday night.
The investigation comes a man was shot dead at Poppintree Crescent in Ballymun at approximatley 11.20pm last night.
Gardaí say the man aged in his 40s was known to the Gardai and he died a short time after the shooting.
It is understood the scene is currently remains cordoned off in order for a forensic examination to take place.
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