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25th Feb 2021

Teenager seriously injured in Dublin shooting

Rudi Kinsella

The incident occurred on Wednesday night.

A teenager has been seriously injured after a shooting in Dublin on Wednesday night (24 February).

The incident happened at around 11pm on Eugene Street in Dublin 8.

A male youth, aged in his late teens, received a number of gunshot wounds and has been taken St James Hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

The area remains cordoned off and a forensic examination will take place later this morning.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this incident to come forward.

Gardaí are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the Eugene Street and Dublin 8 area last night between 10.30pm and 11.30pm to come forward.

Anyone who may have camera footage of the incident (including dash-cam and mobile phone footage) is being asked to make it available to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with any information in relation to this matter should contact Kevin Street Garda Station on 01 666 9400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.