Two people are injured in County Limerick shooting

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A man and a woman, both aged in their 30s, have been injured in a shooting in County Limerick.

It happened at the Castleview estate in Newcastle West.

Police said a lone gunman approached the pair and opened fire at 15:15 BST.

The man was airlifted to hospital in Cork and the woman taken hospital in Limerick. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The scene has been preserved for examination by police.