Police hunt gunmen after drive-by shooting in Glasgow

Police in Glasgow are hunting for two gunmen who opened fire from a car on another drive in an attempted murder in the city in broad daylight.
Kingsway Court in Glasgow.Kingsway Court in Glasgow.
Kingsway Court in Glasgow.

The victim was sitting in a parked car at Kingsway Court in the city’s Scotstoun area around 6.30pm last night when a car pulled alongside him and discharged a firearm.

The victim was miraculously unhurt by the gunshots, with a manhunt underway for the ‘abhorrent individuals’ who carried out the attack.

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A car belong to the victim was spotted crashed at Kingsway Court after the incident, while the suspects made off in their own vehicle.

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Detective Inspector John Morrison said: “These abhorrent individuals discharged a firearm in a busy residential area, showing complete and utter disregard for the safety of members of the public.

“We believe the attack was specifically targeted at the victim and additional patrols will be in the area to provide reassurance to the local community.

“This type of behaviour will not be tolerated and extensive enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“The surrounding area would have been busy at the time and it is absolutely vital that anyone who saw or heard anything comes forward to assist with our enquiries.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Drumchapel CID via 101, quoting incident number 3687 of Sunday 20 May 2018. Alternatively you can call CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence.”

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