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Man arrested following Kilbirnie police shooting

Image caption A man was shot by police following an incident in Kilbirnie, North Ayrshire

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an incident in which police opened fire in North Ayrshire.

Police had said on Saturday that a man, 24, had been shot by its officers.

It followed an operation in which specialist firearms officers surrounded a house in Bankfaulds Avenue in Kilbirnie.

The man who has been arrested is expected to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Friday.

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