A man is seriously ill in hospital after a shooting through a house window, gardai said.
The gun attack happened at Heatherwood in Bray, Co Wicklow, shortly after midnight.
A 39-year-old man was hit in the upper body during the incident. A 41-year-old woman who was also in the house at the time was uninjured.
The wounded man was taken to St Vincent's hospital in Dublin, where his condition is described as serious.
Investigating gardai sealed off the scene for a forensic examination. They have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.