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Dublin shooting: Man shot a number of times in Lusk in a critical condition

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A man is in a critical condition in hospital after he was shot in north County Dublin shortly before 10:00 local time on Tuesday.

The incident happened at Dun Emer Place in Lusk, about 15 miles (24km) from Dublin city.

The man, who is in his late 30s, was shot a number of times.

He has been taken to Dublin's Beaumont Hospital, where his condition is described as critical.

The Garda Síochána (Irish police force) said a Volkswagen Golf was seen leaving the area and was discovered burnt out at Kilhedge Lane in Lusk a short time later.

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