June 26, 2020 / 2:39 PM / 16 days ago

Man shot by police in Glasgow has died: police statement

LONDON (Reuters) - A man shot by armed police during an incident in Glasgow has died, Police Scotland said on Friday, adding that six people including a police officer were in hospital for treatment.

“The individual who was shot by armed police has died. Six other people are in hospital for treatment to their injuries including a police officer, who is in a critical but stable condition,” they said on Twitter.

“We are continuing to deal with the incident on West George Street #Glasgow and would ask people to avoid the area. We would urge the public not to speculate about this incident or share unconfirmed information on social media.”

Reporting by Costas Pitas and Paul Sandle, writing by William James; editing by Stephen Addison

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