A man has been injured following a shooting in Dublin City this evening.

Gardaí have said the shooting occurred at a location known as the Horse Yard, beside Thomas Street in the city.

Gardaí have said they were alerted to the incident at around 9pm this evening.

The man is believed to be in his late 20s and was shot in the leg

His injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination.

Gardai have said no arrests have been made and that investigations are continuing