One man released without charge in relation to Finglas shooting

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One man has been released without charge in relation to yesterday afternoon’s shooting in Finglas.

Gardai and emergency services rushed to the scene on St Margaret’s Road just after 5pm where a man in his 20s was found with a gunshout wound.

He was raced to the Mater Hospital where his injuries were described as non-life threatening.

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Two men in their 20s were later arrested and brought to Finglas Garda Station.

Today, one was released without charge with a file being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The second man remains in custody with investigations ongoing.

A garda spokeswoman said: “Gardaí in Finglas investigating the shooting incident that occurred on St. Margaret’s Road, Finglas on Friday afternoon 13th May, 2022 have released one man without charge.

“One man (20s) was released without charge this evening and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

“The second man (20s) remains in Garda custody in Finglas Garda station detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939.

“Investigations ongoing.”

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