Published Monday, 28 April 2014
Investigations into the attack are ongoing. (© Pacemaker)
The 39-year-old suffered injuries to his upper body and leg and had to be taken to hospital for treatment. His condition is not thought to be life-threatening.
The incident happened at a house at Dowth in Slane at around 9.45pm on Sunday.
Emergency crews were called out to reports of a shooting and transported the victim to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, Co Louth.
The scene of the attack has been preserved for a Garda technical examination.
A statement from the Republic of Ireland's police force said: "Investigations are continuing."
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