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Teenager in court over Carluke shooting

Shooting scene in Carluke - pic by David Lees
Image caption The shooting took place in Carluke on Sunday morning

An 18-year-old has appeared in court charged with attempted murder after a man was injured during a shooting at a house in South Lanarkshire.

A 28-year-old man, who has not been named, was shot in the incident in Carluke, at about 00:40 on Sunday.

The victim was taken to Wishaw General Hospital where he was reported to be in a stable condition.

Murray Gracie, from Carluke, appeared at Lanark Sheriff Court. He made no plea and was remanded in custody.

The teenager was charged with attempted murder and the culpable and reckless discharge of a firearm.

He was also charged under the Firearms Act 1968 for allegedly possessing a firearm with no certificate and for the alleged possession of a prohibited weapon.

Mr Gracie also faces two charges of assault, as well as an allegation of dangerous driving.

He was expected to appear in court again next week.

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