Woman killed and boy, 16, critical following attack in Paisley

A WOMAN has been murdered and a teenage boy critically injured in Paisley.

Police at the scene. Picture: courtesy of Twitter user @toucanlord

Police were called to the scene in Penilee Road in the Renfrewshire town at around 4.55pm on Friday, following reports that a ‘blood-drenched dog’ was seen running from a house in the quiet suburb.

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The 52-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 16-year-old boy taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where medical staff describe his condition as critical.

Police said they are treating the incidents as murder and attempted murder.