Man shot near Dublin crèche dies in hospital

Friday 28 March 2014 21.25
Declan Smith was shot in Donaghmede last Friday
Declan Smith was shot in Donaghmede last Friday

A man who was shot near a crèche in Dublin last week has died in hospital.

Declan Smith, 32, was shot on Holywell Avenue in Donaghmede last Friday.

He died in Beaumont Hospital overnight.

A post-mortem examination was expected to be carried out by State Pathologist Professor Marie Cassidy today.

The garda investigation into the incident is ongoing.