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Investigation opened after man dies in Dublin hospital

Conor Trindle
10 Aug 2020, 23:13 GMT+10

DUBLIN, Ireland - The death of a man in the early hours of Monday morning in Dublin is being investigated by gardai.

The man died following an incident that occurred at approximately midnight on Monday in the Tymon Road North area of Tallaght, Dublin 24.

The saga began shortly before midnight on Sunday night when garda received reports of shots being fired at a residence in the area. No injuries were reported during this incident.

Following a further incident outside this particular residence, a man in his 50s was struck by a van which failed to remain at the scene.

The vehicle was later located bygarda at Tymonville Gardens. A man in his early 30s was arrested nearby. He is currently being detained at Tallaght Garda Station.

The injured man was taken to Tallaght Hospital with serious injuries. He was later pronounced dead. A post-mortem is currently underway.

Garda at Tallaght are appealing for any witnesses to either incident to come forward.

Gardai are particularly interested in a dark coloured hatchback car that was seen leaving the area around this time.

Garda are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling in the Tymon Road North area late last night or in the early hours of this morning to make this footage available to Garda.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 6666 000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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