Published Tuesday, 25 September 2012
Gardaí are investigating the shooting. (© Getty)
The shooting happened at South Circular Road in the city on Monday at around 8pm.
He was rushed to hospital in a serious condition and was pronounced dead a short time later.
The man is believed to be the child's father.
A car, seen leaving the scene, was found burnt out later that night on O'Curry Avenue.
Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or have any information to contact them.