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Man shot dead in Dublin 'gangland attack'

The shooting happened at Moatview Avenue in Coolock Image copyright RTÉ
Image caption The shooting happened at Moatview Avenue in Coolock

A 24-year-old man has been shot dead in the Coolock area of Dublin.

He was Jamie Tighe Ennis of Timbermill Apartments, Artane.

The incident happened at Moatview Avenue at about 2:20 local time on Saturday.

Gardaí (Irish police) have launched a murder investigation following the shooting which they believe was a gangland attack. The getaway car, a black Audi A3, was later found burned out in Finglas.

It is understood Mr Ennis was known to gardaí.