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Dublin shooting: One dead, one injured in gym attack

Garda officers at the scene of the shooting in Swords Image copyright PA

A 22-year-old man has been killed and another man seriously injured in a shooting in the Republic of Ireland.

The men were shot outside a gym in Applewood in Swords, north County Dublin, at about 19:30 GMT on Thursday.

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The man who died was shot in the head and chest, reports Irish national broadcaster RTÉ.

The other man, also in his 20s, is in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in the chest and arm, adds RTÉ.

The emergency services are at the scene.