Blantyre fatal shooting: 23-year-old man charged

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Gavin WilliamsonImage source, Police Scotland

A 23-year-old man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting in South Lanarkshire.

Graham Williamson, of Caithness Street, was in his back garden in Blantyre on 17 August when he was shot.

He managed to make his way on to the street, where he was helped by members of the public until an ambulance arrived.

Mr Williamson, 26, was taken to University Hospital Wishaw but died a short time later.

The 23-year-old is expected to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Wednesday

Police Scotland said its inquiries were ongoing.