Man arrested in connection with shooting ‘disturbance’

The 23-year-old was later released by police, pending further enquiries.

'Disturbance': Brunswick Gardens
'Disturbance': Brunswick Gardens

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting in North Lanarkshire a week ago.

The 23-year-old was later released by police, pending further enquiries.

The incident took place in Brunswick Gardens, Cumbernauld, around 6.55pm on Thursday, January 23.

A dog died and its owner, a 52-year-old woman, suffered a hand injury, after a firearm was discharged.

A 27-year-old man was seriously injured but has since been released from hospital.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “A 23-year-old man has been arrested in relation to a disturbance in Brunswick Gardens, Cumbernauld.

“The incident happened around 6.55pm on Thursday, January, 23.

“However, he has been released pending further enquiries.”

Police confirmed enquiries are ongoing.


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