UPDATED: Man confirmed dead in Leixlip shooting

Gardai appeal for witnesses

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Reports emerging of shooting in Leixlip

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Reports of shooting in Leixlip are just emerging.

RTE is reporting that a man has died after being shot in relation to a fued. They say it occurred at 9.30pm.

More details to come

UPDATE 11PM: 
Gardaí are investigating a fatal shooting in Leixlip which occurred earlier tonight.

Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene of an incident outside a house at Glen Easton Way following a report of a shooting at about 9.15pm.
 
A man in his 40s was treated at the scene for serious injuries but was later pronounced dead.
 
The scene is sealed off pending the arrival of Garda Crime Scene Examiners and the office of the State Pathologist has been notified.
 
Gardaí are appealing for anyone who was in the Glen Easton Estate this evening between 8.30pm and 9.30pm to contact them at Leixlip Garda Station on 01 666 7800.