• STV
  • MySTV

Two shootings in west of Scotland linked, say police

Appeal after guns fired at car in Lenzie and flat in Renfrew on November 23.

Police: Returning to scene of incidents (file pic).
Police: Returning to scene of incidents (file pic). Dave Thompson / PA Archive

Detectives have returned to the scene of two shootings in the west of Scotland they believe are linked, a week after they happened.

Officers revisited Langmuir Road in Lenzie, East Dunbartonshire, on Thursday night after a gun was fired at a Kia Picanto car driven by a 33-year-old man at about 8.45pm on November 23.

It was followed by a second incident around 11.50pm on Kenley Road, Renfrew, where police say a weapon was fired at the window of a flat.

No one was injured during either incident but police believe the attacks are connected and targeted.

They also say they were carried out by the same individuals and may have involved more than one vehicle.

Officers interviewed 40 people in the area around Lumloch Road on Friday.

Detective chief inspector Martin Fergus, from Police Scotland's major investigation team (west), said: "It is absolutely vital that anyone who was in either area exactly one week ago and may have noticed anything suspicious comes forward to assist with our investigation.

"Perhaps someone heard a loud noise which could have been a gunshot or saw people running away or vehicles making off at speed.

"Were there any vehicles that seemed out of place waiting around either area? Even the slightest piece of information could prove vital to helping us find out who is behind these reckless and dangerous acts."

He added: "The criminals responsible showed complete and utter disregard for the people they targeted and have no place in our communities.

"I would appeal to anyone with information to please pass this on to Police Scotland's major investigation team (west) via 101."

Download: The STV News app is Scotland's favourite and is available for iPhone from the App store and for Android from Google Play. Download it today and continue to enjoy STV News wherever you are.

One account. All of STV.

This field is required. That doesn't look like a valid e-mail format, please check. That e-mail's already in our system. Please try again.
ShowHide
Forgot password?
This field is required. At least 6 characters please. Did you enter your details correctly?
If you've forgotten your details then use the 'Forgot password?' link.
Need to reset your password?

We'll send a link to reset your password to

We've sent you details on how to reset your password

Please check your email and follow the instructions.

Forgotten your email address?

Have you forgotten the email address that you previously joined with? Don't worry, by emailing enquiries@stv.tv we can help.

One account. All of STV.

This field is required. Please enter at least 2 characters
This field is required. Please enter at least 2 characters
At least 6 characters please
ShowHide
This field is required. At least 6 characters please.
You have to be 16 or over to join
This field is required. This doesn't appear to be a valid date
Type your full postcode and select your address This field is required. It doesn't look like you've entered a valid postcode. Can't find your address? Confirm the details you've given us are correct by clicking here

By continuing you agree to our Terms of Use, including our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. Any issues contact us.

Upload Profile Picture

Please make sure your image is under 2mb in size and a valid JPG, PNG or GIF.

Are you sure?

Unfortunately, you'll be unable to access our premium content. We’ll be sorry to see you go, but if you change your mind you can rejoin us at any time.

Please verify your STV account

Please verify your STV account using the email we sent you. If you have lost the email, we can send you another one, just click the button below.

Thanks

We've sent you a new verification email.
Please check your email and follow the instructions to verify your account.

Welcome to STV
Thanks for joining us.

Oops!

Sorry, you must be at least 12 years old to place a vote for your Real Hero.

Please review our Voting Terms of Use for more information.

Oops!

Sorry! It seems that you are using a browser that is incompatible with our voting service.

To register your vote please copy the below URL in to your regular mobile browser. We recommend Google Chrome, or Safari.

http://shows.stv.tv/real-heroes/voting

Oops!

Sorry, you seem to have already voted in this category.

Thanks for voting

Now share your vote with friends on your social network

Share on twitter Share on facebook

Cast your vote

Please register or sign in to continue.

Cast your vote

This field is required. This doesn't appear to be a valid date

Cast your vote

Please fill out this form to cast your vote. As you are under 16 years old you will not create an STV account. Why do we need these details?

This field is required. Please enter at least 2 characters
This field is required. Please enter at least 2 characters
This field is required. That doesn't look like a valid e-mail format, please check.
Location This field is required.
Parental Consent This field is required.

That's you. All that's left is to click the 'Submit Vote' button below. By doing so, you confirm that you and your parent or guardian have read and accept our Voting Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Cookie policy, and that the details you have entered are correct. We'll look after them as carefully as if they were our own.