Gardai in Kilrush have launched an investigation after a suspected gunshot was fired through the window of a house this morning.
Gardai were alerted to the incident on the Wood Road in Kilrush shortly after 5am this morning and attended the scene.
A man, woman and several children were in the house at the time.
Gardai are undertaking a technical examination of the scene which will determine the course of their investigation.
Anyone with information can contact Kilrush Garda Station on 065 908 0550.