Gardaí are investigating after a man was shot dead in West Dublin this afternoon.
It happened in the front garden of a house in the Foxdene Estate in Lucan - at around 14:00.
A number of shots were fired, and a man who is believed to be in his 40s was fatally injured.
The scene here in the Foxdene area of Lucan where a man was killed in a shooting earlier this afternoon in broad daylight: pic.twitter.com/4V8NIjvGZQ
— Shane Beatty (@ShaneBeattyNews) 1 March 2019
The scene of the shooting is currently preserved pending an examination by Garda Crime Scene Examiners.
The body of the deceased remains at scene and investigations are ongoing.