Glasgow & West Scotland

Two men in hospital after shooting in Glasgow

A man was shot and another seriously injured during a disturbance in the Castlemilk area of Glasgow.

Police were called to an incident involving several people outside a house in Barlia Drive, shortly at about 02:45.

A 27-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound and a second man suffered a serious head injury.

Officers have stepped up patrols in the area and appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Both men were initially taken to the Victoria Hospital.

The 27-year-old has since been transferred to the Golden Jubilee Hospital, where staff described his condition as serious but stable.

The other victim was receiving treatment at the Southern General Hospital and was said to be in a critical condition.

A Strathclyde Police spokeswoman, said: "Police are currently making door-to-door enquiries and speaking with members of the local community to identify the injured man and establish the exact circumstances surrounding this incident.

"Extra patrols are visible in the vicinity to assure the public that everything possible is being done to trace those responsible and police urge anyone with information to contact them."

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