An Irish woman remains in a serious condition in hospital after being shot on the Spanish island of Lanzarote.

Michelle Massey, a 25-year-old mother of one from Moyross in Limerick, was shot in the stomach by a man who later turned the gun on himself.

It is understood the incident took place at a house the two shared at Mancha Blanca.

The man, a 45-year-old Spaniard, then shot himself inflicting serious injuries to his face and upper body, police said.

Ms Massey's condition is described as 'very grave'.

Police are investigating, but it is understood they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the shooting.