Dublin shooting: Man dies after gun attack in Saggart

A man has died after an overnight gun attack in County Dublin.

The victim, who was in his 40s, was shot a number of times in the upper body, according to police who were called to the scene.

He was targeted at Botherboy, Saggart, in west of the county, shortly after 23:00 local time on Tuesday.

The man was taken to Tallaght Hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly before midnight. A post mortem examination is due to be carried out.

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