Man hurt In Glasgow Shooting

18 May 2017, 12:10 | Updated: 18 May 2017, 12:16

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A man has been seriously injured in a late-night shooting in Glasgow.

It is understood Steven Daniel, 37, was driving along Craighall Road in the city just after midnight on Thursday when he was shot in the face.

Mr Daniel is the nephew of the late Jamie Daniel, whose family have been linked to gangland disputes in the city.

He was taken to hospital, where he is being treated for facial injuries.

Police Scotland said the victim is in a stable condition and inquiries are continuing.

A number of roads have been closed and local diversions are in place.

Traffic Scotland advised drivers to approach the M8 via Dobbies Loan, Kyle Street and Baird Street, and join the motorway at junction 15 at Townhead.

A spokesman said: "Craighall Road is closed between North Canal Bank Street and Dobbies Loan, this closure also includes the M8 junction 16 Craighall eastbound on-slip.

"This is due to an ongoing police incident.

"Road users should follow the signed diversion route available and expect longer than normal journey times.''