Gardaí have arrested three men and recovered firearms and ammunition following a shooting incident in Glenties, Co Donegal.
Shortly after midnight, gardaí were called to Mill Road in Glenties, after reports that a man armed with a rifle had fired shots.
A number of garda units attended the scene. During a brief standoff, the armed man shot in the direction of gardaí, causing damage to a patrol car, before he was apprehended by armed gardaí.
The man, aged in his early 20s, was arrested and taken to Ballyshannon Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.
A rifle, a hunting knife and a number of rounds of ammunition were seized.
During a follow-up operation by gardaí, a house on Main Street, Glenties, was searched.
A second firearm was recovered and two men, aged in their 20s and 40s, were arrested as part of the investigation.
Both men were taken to Ballyshannon Station where they are currently detained for questioning under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.
Gardaí preserved a number of scenes for examination following the incident and enquiries are ongoing.
No shots were fired by gardaí during the incident, a garda spokesperson said, and there have been no reports of any injuries.