Two men have been found dead at an isolated farm house after a suspected shooting near Glenarm in County Antrim.
The PSNI are at the scene of the incident at a farm on the Feystown Road area.
Police received a report at around 5.15pm this afternoon that two males had been discovered at a property with fatal wounds.
It is understood a farm worker discovered the bodies.
An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths is underway.
There was a heavy police presence at the scene tonight.
Forensic teams in white overalls carried out examinations with investigating officers looking on.
A small crowd of local people started to gather at police cordons as news filtered through of the sudden deaths.
Sinn Fein MLA Oliver McMullan said the community was stunned by what he described as a "double tragedy".
"The death tonight of two men is a tragedy not only for the families but also for the community," he said.
"The community is in a state of shock as both men were well known within this tight knit community.
"My thoughts and prayers are with the families at this time."
Assembly member for the area Stewart Dickson said: "This is an absolutely shocking incident, which has left the village and the surrounding community in shock.
"My thoughts are with the families and friends of the deceased and would call for anyone with any information to contact the PSNI as soon as possible."
The Alliance MLA added: "I hope the police will be able to determine what was behind this tragic incident tonight."
SDLP Councillor Martin Wilson said: “I want to convey my deepest sympathies to the families of the two men who have lost their lives following a tragic incident at a farm on the Feystown Road.
“The entire community will be united in their sense of grief at this shocking and disturbing occurrence.
“Both men were well-known and their untimely deaths will be met with disbelief by those living in the community.
“All our thoughts and prayers are surely with the families at this very difficult time.”
At this stage it is understood police are not treating the incident as terrorist related.
There are no further details at present.