An investigation is under way after a firearm was discharged at a shopping centre in Dublin this evening.

The incident happened at the Charlestown Shopping Centre in Finglas at around 6.15pm.

It is believed no one was injured injured in the incident.

Gardaí have requested that anyone who was around the shopping centre, particularly the car park of the food outlets, and saw anything unusual to contact Finglas Garda Station on 01-6667500, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.