A man has been killed and a woman has been injured after a shooting incident in Dublin tonight.

The incident happened at 8:30pm in the Tymon Estate in Tallaght.

A 27-year-old man was shot a number of times by a lone gunman and died at the scene.

A 26-year-old woman was shot in the leg and has been taken to Tallaght Hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

No arrests have been made.

It appears the victims were in a car and met up with a number of people in another car.

A struggle ensued, shots were fired and the victim was fatally injured.