Bishopbriggs incident - police update

A police officer stands guard over a burned out vehicle
A police officer stands guard over a burned out vehicle

Police officers are investigating an incident in Dornoch Place, Bishopbriggs in which a man is believed to have been shot today, Thursday 24 September.

Police Scotland firearms’ officers attended and extensive enquiries are ongoing in the area to establish the exact circumstances.

Chief Inspector Craig Smith, said, “Please be assured that this incident did not take place within the local school grounds and does not involve anyone from the local school. It is very unusual for an incident of this nature to happen and I can understand that is has caused alarm amongst people in the community. Additional police patrols are in the area to provide extra reassurance.

“Officers are working to establish the circumstances of the incident and I am particularly keen to appeal to anyone who may have seen the incident or who had been in the area around that time to contact the police on 101 with any information. Alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”