Three men from the same family have been found dead in County Cork, Ireland, following a shooting.
The body of a man in his 20s was found in a bedroom of a property in Assolas, Kanturk, by Gardai officers.
Another body of a man in his 20s and a man in his 50s were later found on adjoining land in the northeast of the county.
Officers have confirmed that the three men were all from the same family and were found with gunshot wounds.
Gardai were called to the address at around 6.30am on Monday after a woman in her 60s alerted neighbours about gunfire at her home.
Police negotiators soon attempted to make contact with anyone inside the property.
Officers approached the house after 1pm and discovered the first body, the other two were found after an aerial search was conducted.
A full investigation has been launched, with the state pathologist and Garda Technical Bureau both expected to visit the scene.
A Garda spokesperson said no one else is being sought in connection with the incident.
An appeal has been made for witnesses or anyone with information to contact the investigating Gardai at Mallow Garda Station on 022 31450, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station
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