A gunman stormed into a north Dublin takeaway demanding cash before shooting two workers and fleeing shortly after midnight.
Gunman storms north Dublin pizza shop before shooting two workers in terrifying New Year's raid
The injured men - aged 38 and 28 - were rushed to nearby Beaumont Hospital, where their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Two men, aged 44 and 18, have been arrested in connection with the incident, which happened at a Mizzoni’s pizza shop in Edenmore Shopping Centre near Raheny , just 22 minutes into the New Year.
The pair are currently being quizzed at Coolock and Raheny Garda Stations.
Gardai have urged people who may have been in the area at the time of the incident to get in touch.
They said in a statement: "Gardaí at Coolock in Dublin are investigating a shooting incident which occurred at a food take away premises at the Edenmore Shopping Centre, Coolock, Dublin 5 at approximately 00.22hrs this morning, Tuesday January 1 2019.
"A lone male entered the premises armed with what is described as a handgun, he demanded cash and then discharged a number of shots.
"Two male staff members (38 years and 28 years) received gunshot wounds. They were both removed to Beaumont Hospital where they are receiving treatment for their injuries (not believed to life threatening).
"In a follow up operation two men (44 years and 18 years) have been arrested in connection with this investigation, they are detained at Coolock and Raheny Garda Stations under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences Against the State Act 1939.
Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or any person with information to contact the incident room at Coolock Garda Station on 01- 666 4200, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.