Police appeal for witnesses after shots fired in Broomhall

Date published: 19 December 2020 13:28
Dated: 19 December 2020 12:45:08

Police were called to an address in Exeter Drive at around 4am this morning (19 December 2020) to reports that shots had been fired and a man had been injured.

Police and paramedics attended the scene and an 38-year-old man was taken to hospital via ambulance with injuries to his leg consistent with firearms discharge, and a stabbing.

An investigation has been launched and a cordon remains at the scene whilst officers conduct their enquiries. Additional patrols are in place in the area to provide reassurance to the local community.

Anyone with information that might help our investigation is asked to come forward.

Were you in the area at the time? Did you see or hear anything suspicious? Do you know who might be responsible? If you can help, call 101 quoting incident number 167 of 19 December.

Alternatively, you can stay completely anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.

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