An investigation is underway after a number of shots were fired during an armed robbery at a post office in Blackrock in Co Dublin this afternoon.
The incident happened at 2.30pm at Woodbine Park when a masked man entered the premises.
No customers were in the post office at the time and the men fled on foot empty handed.
Gardaí have said he was challenged by a male passerby who received minor injuries, but the suspect got away.
A handgun was recovered during the struggle.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Donnybrook Garda Station on 01-6669200.