Arrest made after man dies following shooting in house

Police have confirmed a 42-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

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Police: Arrest made after shooting on Nithsdale Road.

An arrest has been made after a man died following a shooting in North Ayrshire.

Police Scotland said a gunman went into a house in Ardrossan at around 4.50pm on Sunday.

Two people were inside the house when he fired the gun. A 42-year-old man died shortly after from serious injuries.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Around 4.50am on Sunday, a 42-year-old man and 46-year-old woman were within a house in Nithsdale Road, Ardrossan, when a man entered the house and discharged what is believed to be a firearm before leaving the house.

“The 42-year-old man was then found with serious injuries and died at the scene a short time later.

“A 42-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and inquiries are ongoing to establish the exact circumstances of what happened.”