A man has died and two men have been injured in a shooting in Tallaght in Dublin.

The incident happened on Kilmartin Drive shortly before midnight.

Gardaí on patrol in the area, responding to what sounded like gunshots, discovered the body of a 20-year-old man in a car in the driveway of a house.

The man, who had injuries to his upper body, was pronounced dead at the scene.

On searching the house, two more men were found with what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

Both men, who are in their 20s, remain in a serious condition in Tallaght Hospital.

The scene has been sealed off and an investigation is under way.