Two separate shooting incidents occurred in Dublin last night, with the victims of both incidents aged in their teens.
A man in his late teens was found with apparent gunshot injuries to the head in Clondalkin at around 11pm last night.
He was discovered in the front garden of a house at Shancastle Park Clondalkin Dublin 22.
He was taken to Connolly Hospital where he is in a serious condition.
A Garda investigation is under way.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at Ronanstown Garda Station on 01 666 7700.
In an unrelated incident, a second man in his late teens received a gunshot wound to the abdomen in Ballymun, Dublin.
The injuries occurred after shots were fired into a house at Barnwell Drive Ballymun, Dublin 11 in the early hours of this morning, around 2.25am.
The man has been taken to The Mater Hospital.
Anyone with information should contact Ballymun Garda Station on 01 666 4400.