A 58-year-old man has been shot dead in Macroom, Co. Cork.
Gardaí have begun an investigation into the incident.
The shooting happened at a farm at Raleigh North outside Macroom shortly before midnight last night.
It’s understood the injured man rang a friend following the shooting, who arrived at the scene to find him seriously hurt.
The man died at the scene and Gardaí are carrying out an examination of the scene, which is sealed off this morning.
No arrests have been made and Gardaí are looking into whether the shooting may be linked to a local dispute.