Highlands & Islands

Woman shot in face in 'row about seagulls' in Balintore

A woman has been shot in the face by an air rifle following an argument in Balintore, Easter Ross, in the early hours of Sunday.

It is understood she had been involved in a row about the shooting of seagulls.

The woman was taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.

Police stationed in Alness and Tain were at the scene for several hours and are continuing their inquiries into the incident.

A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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