A manhunt is underway after shots were fired at Gardaí in Co Wexford earlier today.
At around 8:30am, uniformed Gardaí in Gorey attempted to stop a blue BMW 318 with registration '06-W-1012'.
The car failed to stop along to Gorey to Carnew Road, with Gardaí saying it was being driven 'erratically and dangerously'.
The driver of the car is said to have fired two shots from a handgun at the uniformed Gardaí who were in pursuit.
The driver is said to be a 6' tall man, of slim build, and was wearing a long black jacket with a scarf over his face.
He was also wearing a hat.
URGENT - Gardaí in North Wexford are urgently looking for a dark grey/black Skoda Fabia car (or similar) with two male occupants on board in the North Wexford/Gorey Town/Clogh areas. These males may have been involved in an armed incident. Call 999/ DO NOT APPROACH. pic.twitter.com/L4chjEx8EA
— Garda Info (@gardainfo) January 29, 2020
According to Gardaí, the car has since been found burnt out in the Banntown area of Co Wexford.
They are now appealing for any information about the car's location and movements in recent days.
In a statement, they say: "Gardaí are appealing for any person driving or using the Gorey to Carnew Rd R725 between 0800 and 0900 this morning, in particular any person with dashcam video to contact Gorey Garda station 053-9430690."
"Gardaí continue to appeal for any information on a dark grey/ black Skoda Fabia car (or similar) last seen in the North Wexford/Gorey Town/Clogh areas."
Anyone with information is being asked to call 999, and people are also being urged not to approach the two men.