Man arrested in connection with gun death of gym owner

Gary More was murdered on his doorstep in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, in 2018.

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A 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a gym owner who was shot dead on his doorstep.

Gary More died after he was shot outside his home in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, on September 6, 2018. 

Two other men, Neil Anderson and Thomas Guthrie, were jailed for more than 40 years earlier this month for their involvement in Mr More’s murder. 

Anderson lured Mr More from his home moments before a gunman – who has never been identified – emerged from a car and repeatedly blasted him on the head and body.

Guthrie was the getaway driver.

The 33-year-old who has been charged in connection Mr More’s death has also been arrested and charged with the serious assault of a 63-year-old man on Carlton Place, Glasgow, on July 19, 2018.

A second man, aged 26, has also been charged with the same serious assault. 

Both men are due to appear at Airdrie Sheriff Court on Wednesday and reports will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal. 

Detective Superintendent Andrew Patrick, the senior investigating officer from Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team, said: “Enquiries such as this are complex, challenging and can take time.

“However with our partners, we are committed to bringing to justice those responsible for these serious crimes. My thoughts remain with the family of Gary More.”

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