Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of a shooting incident in Castlebar this evening.

The incident took place around 8.30pm when a man aged in his 30s was shot in a house in the Castlegrove area of Castlebar.

He was removed to Mayo General Hospital.

His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The scene is preserved pending a technical and forensic examination and Gardaí are appealing for information.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Castlebar Garda Station on 094-9038200, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111.