A man has been shot a number of times in the driveway of a house in Co Meath.
The victim was in the driver's seat of a car when a lone gunman approached the property at Mill Close, Stamullen and opened fire.
The injured man has been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda. His condition is not yet known.
Gardai are investigating the motive for an attack that bore the hallmarks of a gangland-style shooting.
Officers have appealed to any witnesses to come forward.
An incident room has been established at Drogheda Garda Station.