A man has been shot dead in west Dublin this evening
He was shot at St Ronan's Drive in Ronanstown at 5pm.
The man is believed to be in his late 50s or early 60s, known to Gardai and from the north inner city.
Emergency services remain at the scene which has been sealed off.
A small van believed to have been used in the shooting was found burnt out at Neilstown Shopping Centre a short time later.
Gardai will brief the media at Lucan Garda Station this evening in relation to the attack