Police investigating shooting close to Glasgow primary school

first_img Source: Linda Sinclair/Twitter Source: GlasgowSWPolice/Twitter VIDEO: Concerned mum Mary MacLeod says the man who was shot was dropping off his child at St George’s PS in #Penilee area of #Glasgow. pic.twitter.com/s1eKkcDHtf— Radio Clyde News (@RadioClydeNews) January 16, 2017 Source: Chris McCall/Twitter Read: 26 dead as gangs behead inmates in Brazilian prison massacre >Read: Northern Ireland heading for elections if no deal done by 5pm > 5 Comments Monday 16 Jan 2017, 11:42 AM VIDEO: Anxious parents outside St George’s Roman Catholic School in Penilee area waiting to pick up kids after a gun fired outside. pic.twitter.com/rxi2mvVKxW— Linda Sinclair (@lindajsinclair) January 16, 2017 Source: Radio Clyde News/Twitter Man shot outside Penilee Primary School in Glasgow had just moments before dropped off his child at school, eyewitnesses tell me.— Chris McCall (@Dennynews) January 16, 2017 Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article http://jrnl.ie/3189076 Police investigating shooting close to Glasgow primary school “Police officers are at the school and there is no threat to children or staff,” police said. Updated at 11.45amPOLICE IN SCOTLAND are investigating a shooting incident near a primary school in Glasgow.It happened in the Penilee area, in the southwest of the city, as parents were dropping their children off this morning.A reporter for the Scotsman said on Twitter that an eyewitness had told him a man had been shot. A spokesperson for the force told the BBC there was a report of a firearm being discharged in the area at around 9.05am.“Police officers are at the school and there is no threat to children or staff at the school.”Investigations are ongoing to try and establish the circumstances of what happened, the spokesman said. “I was just leaving my son off in the morning and I heard this loud bang – it sounded like a firework going off,” a local parent, Mary MacLeod, told Radio Clyde News.The local Council said it was aware of the incident and that all pupils and staff at St George’s Primary School were safe.“Police dealing with an incident which happened outside school grounds,” a tweet said. Jan 16th 2017, 11:42 AM 8,503 Views We are aware of a firearms incident in Penilee this morning. We do not believe there is any ongoing threat to any other person.— GlasgowSWPolice (@SWGlasgowPolice) January 16, 2017 Share1 Tweet Email “We are aware of a firearms incident in Penilee this morning,” Glasgow police said.“We do not believe there is any ongoing threat to any other person.”If you have any information or witnessed anything please contact us on 101 immediately. Short URL By Daragh Brophylast_img

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