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Appeal after reports of shooting in Glasgow

A man is thought to have been injured in the Springburn area on Saturday morning.

Police have appealed for witnesses after a suspected shooting in Glasgow (David Cheskin/PA)
Police have appealed for witnesses after a suspected shooting in Glasgow (David Cheskin/PA)

A man is being treated in hospital following reports of a shooting in Glasgow.

Police were called to the city’s Springburn area at around 11.15am on Saturday after reports gunshots were heard.

Officers were later alerted to a man attending hospital with injuries thought to have been caused by a firearm. His condition is not known.

There are additional police patrols in the area to provide public reassurance Police Scotland

A Police Scotland statement said: “Police inquiries are now being carried out in the Dykemuir Street area to establish more details and the circumstances surrounding this incident.

“There are additional police patrols in the area to provide public reassurance and anyone with concerns should speak to officers.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 1630 of Saturday February 16.

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