Gardaí are investigating after a man presented to a Dublin hospital with apparent gunshot wounds.
Shortly after 9.00pm on Thursday, officers at Coolock received reports of an incident in the Darndale area of north Dublin.
When they arrived at the scene a moped was found on fire.
A short time later a man, aged in his late teens, presented at Beaumont Hospital with apparent gunshot wounds.
His condition is not thought to be life threatening.
Gardaí have sealed off two locations in the Darndale area for forensic examination.
No arrests have been made and they say enquiries are ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room at Coolock Garda station on 01-666-4200 or the Garda Confidential Line at 1800-666-111.