Howth gardaí are investigating a shooting incident in which a 23-year-old man was injured.

Gardaí were alerted to a man lying on the ground at Warren House Road, Baldoyle, at around 12.50am this morning.

The injured man was removed to Beaumont Hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.

The scene has been sealed off for technical examination.

The man's injuries are not believed to be life threatening.