Man injured as armed police fire gun during street lock down

Officers were called to Hunter Place in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, at 12.40pm on Monday.

A man has been arrested after police fired a gun and deployed a taser during an incident in Aberdeenshire.

The 31-year-old was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with minor injuries after armed officers locked down Hunter Place in Stonehaven.

Police were called to a report of a disturbance at 12.40pm on Monday. During the incident officers discharged a firearm and a taser was also deployed.

Hunter Place in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire.STV News

Police said there was no ongoing threat to the public.

Chief superintendent Kate Stephen said: “Officers will be in the area as enquiries are carried out.

“I want to reassure the public that this was a contained incident and there is no ongoing threat to the public.

“Anyone with any concerns or information should speak to officers who will remain in the area this evening, or contact police via 101.”

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