A man is being treated for gunshot wounds following a suspected burglary at a farm in Swords, Co Dublin, yesterday.
The 34-year-old man is being treated at Our Lady Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda for gunshot injuries to his arm.
The scene at the Maryland farm in Kilsallaghan has been sealed off.
A legally held firearm and a silver Lexus car are being examined by gardaí.
The house was unoccupied at the time.
The farm is owned by a German industrialist, but there have not been cattle or crops on it for the last four years.
It was managed by a 79-year-old farmer who lives in the house nearby.