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Two released over 'gun incident' in Dyce area of Aberdeen

Police at Pitmedden Road
Image caption Police were called to Aberdeen's Pitmedden Road on Thursday afternoon

A man and woman reported in connection with an alleged shooting incident in Aberdeen have been released pending further investigation.

Grampian Police officers were called to Pitmedden Road in Dyce at about 15:00 on Thursday after reports that a weapon had been fired.

Police said at the time there had been no risk to the public and no-one was hurt.

An 18-year-old man and 23-year-old woman were later charged.

A Crown Office spokesperson said: "After full and careful consideration of the facts and circumstances of the report by the procurator fiscal, the accused have been liberated pending further investigation."

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