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Probe launched after man shot dead

An investigation is under way after a man was shot dead in Co Kildare.The body of the man, who is aged in his 50s, remains at the scene in Leixlip.The man was targeted as he walked into his home at Glen Easton Way at about 9.15pm on Thursday.He was treated at the scene for serious injuries but was later pronounced dead.Forensic officers are at the scene which remains sealed off for technical examination and the office of the state pathologist was notified.It is believed to be a Kinahan-Hutch feud-related incident.Officers are asking anyone who was in the housing estate between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Thursday to contact them at Leixlip garda station.(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[ GoogleAnalyticsObject ]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document, script , // , ga ); ga( create , UA-72310761-1 , auto , { name : pacontentapi }); ga( pacontentapi.set , referrer , location.origin); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension1 , By Cate McCurry and Michelle Devane, Press Association ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension2 , 2bad17a8-4118-47a0-936e-b51b2994d719 ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension3 , paservice:news,paservice:news:ireland,paservice:news:uk ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension6 , story ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension7 , composite ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension8 , null); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension9 , null); ga( pacontentapi.send , pageview , { location : location.href, page : (location.pathname + + location.hash), title : Probe launched after man shot dead });

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