Man shot dead in Dundee in '˜crossbow attack'

A man has died after a violent disturbance in a Dundee flat reportedly involving a crossbow, with another man left seriously injured.
Dundonald Court in Dundee. Picture: GoogleDundonald Court in Dundee. Picture: Google
Dundonald Court in Dundee. Picture: Google

The incident took place at Dundonald Court - a modern block of flats on the corner of the city’s Aklay Street and Dundonald Street - late on Sunday evening.

Several residential streets were sealed off by armed police at 11.45pm with officers and forensic teams remaining on the scene this morning.

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Officers confirmed an active investigation as the death of the man is bring treated as suspicious.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Police Scotland can confirm that a man has died following a disturbance at Dundonald Court in Dundee yesterday at around 11.45pm.

“The death is being treated as suspicious and officers are following a positive line of enquiry.

“No further details will be released until formal identification has taken place.

“Next of kin have been informed.”