A man has been injured in a suspected shooting in Ballyfermot, Dublin.

Gardaí say that he sustained a number of apparent gunshot wounds and is being treated in hospital.

The incident took place at Ballyfermot Crescent and the scene has been preserved.

An investigation is under way.

An appeal for witnesses has been issued and anyone who was travelling in the area between 7pm and 7.30pm who may have footage, including dash-cam footage, is asked to contact gardaí.

Any witnesses can contact gardaí in Ballyfermot on 01-6667200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.