Gardaí Investigating If Last Nights Shooting In Dublin Was Gang Related

Gardaí Investigating If Last Nights Shooting In Dublin Was Gang Related
Sean Reidy
Sean Reidy

27 Mar 2017

A man shot in Dublin last night is reportedly the cousin of crime boss Gary Hutch.

25-year-old Eddie Staunton was knocked down with a car before being shot at around 10pm.

Gardaí say the attack happened at Liberty House on Railway Street, near Connolly Station.  

From initial investigations it appears that a man received a number of gunshot wounds to the body. He has been taken to the Mater Hospital where his injuries are described as non life threatening.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have seen suspicious activity to contact them at Store Street Garda Station on 01 666 800 or the The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111.

More to follow.