Gardaí in Limerick are investigating a shooting incident which occurred just outside the city at lunchtime today.

Two cars were travelling in-bound on the Shannon-Limerick dual carriageway when shots were fired by the occupants of one car at the other car.

One of the cars was abandoned after it crashed on the northside of the city and the occupants fled.

In follow up enquiries, a 19-year-old man was arrested and is now detained Mayorstone Park Garda Station.

No one was injured.

Gardaí believe the incident may be feud-related.