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Pair injured in Tallaght incident that saw man struck by vehicle and shots fired at house

Gardaí are appealing for information following Monday's incident in Tallaght, Dublin.
Staff reporter

Two men have been injured following an incident in Dublin's Tallaght area that saw a number of shots fired at a house.

The incident happened shortly after 5pm at Kiltalown in the Jobstown area.

It is understood a man in his 20s was injured when shots were formed at a house.

Another man, aged in his 30s, was seriously injured after being struck by a car.

Both men were taken to Dublin's Tallaght Hospital, where the man struck by the car remains in a critical but stable condition.

The other man is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Shortly after the incident a car was discovered on fire and abandoned at Mount Seskin Road.

A Gardaí spokesperson said: "A number of crime scenes are currently preserved for forensic and technical examination. An incident room has been established at Tallaght Garda Station and a SIO has been appointed in the case. No arrests have been made at this time.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room at Tallaght Garda Station 01-6666000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station."

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